intermediary

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French intermédiaire.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌɪntə(ɹ)ˈmiːdi.əɹi/, /ˌɪntə(ɹ)ˈmiːdjəɹi/, /ˌɪntə(ɹ)ˈmiːdʒəɹi/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɪn(t)ɚˈmidiˌɛɹi/

AdjectiveEdit

intermediary (not comparable)

  1. Intermediate.

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NounEdit

intermediary (plural intermediaries)

  1. An agent acting as a mediator between sides to facilitate agreement or cooperation.
    Synonyms: mediator, middleman, go-between, intercessor
  2. A person or organisation in an intermediate position (in a transaction, agreement, supply chain etc.)
    Synonyms: middleman, broker
    The intermediary between the manufacturer and retailer is the wholesaler
  3. One or several stages of an event which occurs after the start and before the end.

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