Definition of go-between in English:

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go-between

Pronunciation: /ˈɡō bəˌtwēn/

noun

An intermediary or negotiator.
Example sentences
  • This branding of young minds has become its own industry, with companies like the Field Trip Factory operating as go-betweens to link local schools with corporate chains.
  • Those key players include representatives of peak industry and business groups, diplomats and influential negotiators and go-betweens on the trade talk circuit.
  • Mr Laird became the go-between in the negotiations that led to Ms deVere's redundancy package.
Synonyms
intermediary, middleman, agent, broker, liaison, contact;
negotiator, interceder, intercessor, mediator

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Syllabification: go-be·tween

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