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mediate

Pronunciation: /ˈmiːdieɪt/

Translation of mediate in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • mediar, actuar* de mediador to mediate in a dispute mediar or actuar* de mediador en un conflicto
    Example sentences
    • He says that the army and the police who mediate between the settlers and the villagers are no good.
    • It was Spring who proposed the establishment of an international body to mediate between the parties.
    • Again, it was the patron's role to mediate between the artist and the press, ensuring a harmonious relationship on both sides.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (bring about) [cease-fire/agreement] lograr ([ actuando como mediador ])
    Example sentences
    • He tried to mediate a peaceful solution to the Lebanese civil war in the 1980s, and was instrumental in securing the Taif Accord of 1989.
    • The World Bank mediated a solution to the Indus River dispute, resulting in negotiation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty.
    • China's refusal to leave the reef has prompted the Philippines to ‘internationalize’ the issue, urging the United Nations to mediate a solution.
  • 2 (transmit) [literary/literario] transmitir
    Example sentences
    • She, too, can give praise to the ‘God of Israel’ whose healing power has been mediated through an Israelite healer.
    • Here we find a greater reliance upon the power of the church and this power is mediated by a very strange and special figure.
    • Of course, organizations form part of wider power fields and, thus, mediate those power relations to engaged anthropologists and our collaborators.

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