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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmediateme‧di‧ate /ˈmiːdieɪt/ ●○○ AWL verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]PEACE/NO WAR to try to end a quarrel between two people, groups, countries etcmediate between UN officials mediated between the rebel fighters and the government. The former president has agreed to mediate the peace talks.mediate in The court was set up to mediate in civil disputes.2 [transitive] formal or technicalEFFECT/INFLUENCE to change the effect or influence of something, especially to make the effect less bad Exercise may mediate the effects of a bad diet.mediation /ˌmiːdiˈeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
mediateTheir frequency results from Shakespeare's imaginative involvement with the relationship that they mediate.For the purpose of all art is to mediate between the invisible spirit world and the visible body of nature.He then focused on the possibility of a reconciliation mediated by elders in the Mandelas' branch of the Xhosa tribe.Periodic alternating activation of flexors and extensors is achieved by reciprocal inhibition mediated by inhibitory collateral neurones.In the future it will not be a mediating force between capitalism and democracy.The insulin like growth factors are thought to mediate some of the effects of growth hormone on tissues.Immediate superiors were crucial in mediating the discipline by senior officers, and in the infliction of their own minor punishments.Former President Jimmy Carter agreed to mediate the peace talks.The social worker tried to mediate without success in the available time.mediate ... disputesIt has wide-ranging powers to investigate financial services companies and will mediate in disputes.Litigants still do not seem eager to save costs by mediating their disputes.We won't mediate in disputes about who occupies the enormous after cabin.He spent much of his time mediating disputes and absorbing the free-floating rage that the Standing had unleashed.
From Longman Business Dictionarymediateme‧di‧ate /ˈmiːdieɪt/ verb [intransitive, transitive] to try to end an argument between two people or groups by talking to both sides and encouraging them to reach an agreementHe was asked to mediate a labor dispute.mediate betweenan ombudsman who will mediate between disgruntled investors and product providersmediation noun [uncountable]As litigation costs soar, mediation is becoming a more popular option.mediator noun [countable]An agreement was reached last week with the help of a federal mediator.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
mediate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymediate
he, she, itmediates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymediated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mediated
he, she, ithas mediated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mediated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mediate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mediated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mediating
he, she, itis mediating
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you, we, theyare mediating
Past
I, he, she, itwas mediating
you, we, theywere mediating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mediating
he, she, ithas been mediating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mediating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mediating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mediating
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