- mediator (n.)
- mid-14c., from Late Latin mediatorem (nominative mediator) "one who mediates," agent noun from past participle stem of mediari "to intervene, mediate," also "to be or divide in the middle," from Latin medius "in the middle" (see medial (adj.)). Originally applied to Christ, who in Christian theology "mediates" between God and man. Meaning "one who intervenes between two disputing parties" is first attested late 14c. Feminine form mediatrix (originally of the Virgin Mary) from c. 1400. Related: Mediatorial; mediatory.
- 1. He always takes the role of a mediator in any dispute.
- 2. He will appear in the role of mediator.
- 3. Who will act as mediator in the dispute.
- 4. An arch-bishop has been acting as mediator between the rebels and the authorities.
- 5. The use of a solicitor trained as a mediator would obviate the need for independent legal advice.
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