mediatorial

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mi.di.əˈtɔː.ɹi.əl/

EtymologyEdit

Latin mediatorius (equivalent to English mediator +‎ -ial)

AdjectiveEdit

mediatorial (comparative more mediatorial, superlative most mediatorial)

  1. Relating to or befitting a mediator (one who mediates).
    • 1935, "Anglo-Irish Trade Accords", Montreal Gazette, 7 Feb., p. 10 (retrieved 2 Nov. 2010):
      Whenever a dispute arises between two nations, each insistent upon its own rights and claims, and refusing all mediatorial efforts at compromise, it is usual that the contest develops into a battle of wits and that the essential issue at stake is relegated to the background.
Last modified on 20 May 2013, at 00:32