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Definition of "mediation" []

  • The act of mediating; intervention. (noun)
  • The state of being mediated. (noun)
  • Law An attempt to bring about a peaceful settlement or compromise between disputants through the objective intervention of a neutral party. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mediation" in a sentence
  • "On the plus side, being trained in mediation is a useful skill to have and it certainly fits in with the kind of things I do already."
  • "Note, The doctrine of our Saviour and his mediation is the principal doctrine of Christianity."
  • "The description you make there of mediation is absolutely accurate, and I do have many doubts about the pleasure there is for me in that."