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mediate

verb adjust, adjust difficulties, arbitrate, arrange differences, bring to an understanding, bring to terms, bring together, compromise, conciliate, effect an agreement, intercede, interfere, intervene, moderate, pacem conciliare, parley, reconcile, referee, restore harmony, se interponere, settle, settle a dispute, settle by conciliation, settle differences, umpire, work out differences
Associated concepts: arbitrate
See also: adjudicate, average, compromise, intercede, interpose, mollify, negotiate, pacify, reconcile

MEDIATE, POWERS. Those incident to primary powers, given by a principal to his agent. For example, the general authority given to collect, receive and pay debts due by or to the principal is a primary power. In order to accomplish this it is frequently required to settle accounts, adjust disputed claims, resist those which are unjust, and answer and defend suits; these subordinate powers are sometimes called mediate powers. Story, Ag. Sec. 58. See Primary powers, and 1 Camp. R. 43, note 4 Camp. R. 163; 6 S. & R. 149.

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The 45-year-old Mediate - a late replacement for Boo Weekley, who withdrew for personal reasons - smiled and acknowledged that he was the huge U.
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With five PGA Tour victories in 535 starts and three top-10 major finishes, Mediate relished upsetting the odds to emerge as Woods' number one challenger at Torrey Pines.
Mediate was two strokes better than Woods for the day and had only one over-par round, a 72 on Saturday, after which he saidhoped to play with Woods in the final group.
Mediate was two strokes better than Woods for the day and has only one over-par round this week, a 72 on Saturday, after which he hoped to get a chance to play with Woods in the final group.
As solutions are explored, it is important the mediator not be seen as "the bridge" to mediate all further conflict.
National Office officials said that Appeals expected to be inundated with requests for mediation, but that Appeals would be very selective in deciding which major corporate issues to mediate under the new program.
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If the mediation request is approved, the taxpayer and Appeals will enter into a written agreement to mediate.
Woods tapped in for par on the final hole of a 19-hole playoff at Torrey Pines to beat Rocco Mediate in sudden death at the U.