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verb [I or T]     /ˈmiː.di.eɪt/
to talk to two separate people or groups involved in a disagreement to try to help them to agree or find a solution to their problems: Negotiators were called in to mediate between the two sides. The two envoys have succeeded in mediating an end to the war.Diplomacy and mediation mediation     /ˌmiː.diˈeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] Last-minute attempts at mediation failed.Diplomacy and mediation mediator     /-eɪ.tər/ US  /-eɪ.t̬ɚ/ noun [C] Diplomacy and mediation
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