Adjective "mediated" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Intervene in a dispute in order to bring about an agreement or reconciliation.
  1. 'Public opinion in Europe strongly supported the Greek struggle and the governments of Britain, France, and Russia signed a protocol agreeing to mediate between the Greeks and Turks.'
  2. 'The authority would then attempt to mediate between the two neighbours and find a compromise.'
  3. 'He is now attempting to mediate between the two sides.'
  4. 'She revealed that moves were afoot to send in a representative of the Irish Coastguard Service to mediate between the two sides in about two weeks time to sort out the situation.'
  5. 'The licensing unit will mediate between the two parties if there are objections and appeals will be heard by a committee of councillors and, if the licence is still disputed, by magistrates.'
  6. 'And Clinton told Indian lawmakers that Washington has no intention to mediate between India and Pakistan.'
  7. 'He was a member of John Smith's leadership team and his diplomatic skills were used to mediate between Peter Mandelson and Gordon Brown at the height of their feud.'
  8. 'It was Spring who proposed the establishment of an international body to mediate between the parties.'
  9. 'When, for example, a dispute arises between two lineages over access to a source of water, elders of a neutral lineage will travel to mediate between the warring groups.'
  10. 'While asked to mediate between the rival families of Lusignan and Angoulême, he married the Angoulême heiress Isabella, who had been betrothed to Hugh de Lusignan.'
  11. 'set up a tribunal to arbitrate and mediate disputes'
  12. 'If that fails, the principal mediates the conflict.'
  13. 'I've learned the best way to mediate these arguments is to let them develop into what they will.'
  14. 'But in the meantime, we need someone to mediate disputes between vendors and researchers.'
  15. 'He or she would administer a force of civilian peacekeepers for operations abroad and would work to mediate international conflicts.'
  16. 'Her duties also included mediating information-sharing disputes between FBI intelligence and criminal agents.'
  17. 'The problem is that all this military capacity is flowing into a region which doesn't have many institutions to mediate conflict.'
  18. 'Its refusal to spell out a timetable for statehood or to offer the Palestinians any hope at all does not make the United States appear even-handed in mediating this conflict.'
  19. 'If they mediated disputes, they were again filling a gap.'
  20. 'Secondly, it mediates disputes, striving to reach friendly settlements between complainants and governments.'
  21. 'In the period of the post-war boom, it mediated the conflict between the classes.'
  22. 'The secretary of the Thai Olympic committee mediated an agreement where the athletes were to be reinstated.'
  23. 'There were his unsuccessful efforts in 1915 and 1916 to mediate a peace among the Great Powers.'
  24. 'The World Bank mediated a solution to the Indus River dispute, resulting in negotiation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty.'
  25. 'European leaders traveled to Kiev to mediate a political solution between the parties.'
  26. 'During the past eight years, several power-sharing arrangements have been mediated without long-term solutions.'
  27. 'Their unions have asked the Labor Ministry to mediate a solution to their back pay and wage demands.'
  28. 'The IRC, which under Abbott's regime has no right to mediate an agreement, has accused her of failing to bargain in good faith.'
  29. 'Peres said any solution would have to be mediated with Egypt, which has offered to send 750 border guards to the area to prevent weapons smuggling.'
  30. 'He has also helped mediate peace talks in Burundi.'
  31. 'No other major power in history has expended so much diplomatic effort, over so many decades, to try to mediate peace among foreign nations.'
Bring about (a result such as a physiological effect)
  1. 'Because no such effect has been detected on the protein-free DNA, we suppose that DNA-bound proteins mediate the formation of links.'
  2. 'Thus this study shows the critical importance of the serotonin system as well as the dopamine system in mediating cocaine's pleasurable effects.'
  3. 'Therefore, it is necessary to investigate factors that may facilitate or mediate these beneficial effects.'
  4. 'Of course, organizations form part of wider power fields and, thus, mediate those power relations to engaged anthropologists and our collaborators.'
  5. 'In an alien environment, holding on to a meaningful life includes embracing icons, for they mediate power and provide powerful resources for connection and continuity.'
  6. 'First, Mormons often assumed that the social meaning of material goods would both emerge from and be mediated by the local community.'
  7. 'A more ethnographic approach would have shed some important light on how the Navajo community mediated the changes.'
  8. 'We can show how the resulting infrastructure mediates social power, and how activists can intervene in the process.'
  9. 'Focus on the power of Christ's speech, which is mediated through scripture and the witness of the Spirit.'
  10. 'In contrast, Seng and others report that the causal link is indirect, mediated largely by run-away behavior.'
  11. 'His claims, that there was a link between the MMR vaccine and autism that was mediated by inflammatory bowel disease, were first publicised in 1998.'
  12. 'Future work may identify explicit factors mediating the links between somatic and psychological symptoms.'
  13. 'So far, several models have been proposed for structures mediating this transition.'
  14. 'I am not happy with this linear story that branches out, this too-facile mapping of narrative over music, mediated by an imaginary structural diagram.'


Connected indirectly through another person or thing; involving an intermediate agency.


    1. to settle (disputes, strikes, etc.) as an intermediary between parties; reconcile.

    2. to bring about (an agreement, accord, truce, peace, etc.) as an intermediary between parties by compromise, reconciliation, removal of misunderstanding, etc.

    3. to effect (a result) or convey (a message, gift, etc.) by or as if by an intermediary. verb (used without object), mediated, mediating.

    4. to act between parties to effect an agreement, compromise

    More examples(as adjective)

    "talks can be mediated."

    "negotiations can be mediated."

    "forms can be mediated."

    "solutions can be mediated."

    "settlements can be mediated."

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    (mediate)Late Middle English (as an adjective in the sense ‘interposed’): from late Latin mediatus ‘placed in the middle’, past participle of the verb mediare, from Latin medius ‘middle’.