Definition of intermediary in English:


Line breaks: inter|medi¦ary
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪəri

noun (plural intermediaries)


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  • Intermediate: an intermediary stage
    More example sentences
    • He said this could revive the banking sector's intermediary role, which has been drastically weakened since the financial crisis.
    • It should be permissible, for instance, for intermediary tables to differentiate between smokers and non-smokers.
    • A score of zero indicates absence of symptoms, three represents maximum severity, while scores of one and two are intermediary statements.


late 18th century: from French intermédiaire, from Italian intermediario, from Latin intermedius (see intermediate).

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