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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement; The act of negotiating to resolve differences conducted by some impartial party.

Usage examples (36)
  • In appropriate and safe circumstances, victim-offender mediation has powerful healing effects for both parties.
  • 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 two groups are scheduled to meet in mediation Nov. 16. for more
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  • My sister and I fought so bitterly as kids we often required parental "mediation" (intervention by a third party to resolve a dispute). Things between us are better now that I'm into "meditation" (deep, often spiritual, reflection) and she's on "medicatio
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