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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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39 Concepts, by contrast, relate to objects mediately, 'by means of a feature which several things may have in common.
According to Kant, law refers to the "external and practical relation of one Person to another, in so far as they can have influence upon each other, immediately or mediately, by their Actions as facts.
For all is a plenum (and thus all matter is connected together) and in the plenum every motion has an effect upon distant bodies in proportion to their distance, so that each body not only is affected by those which are in contact with it and in some way feels the effect of everything that happens to them, but also is mediately affected by bodies adjoining those with which it itself is in immediate contact.
As the principles constitute immediately finalistic rules and mediately rules of conduct, the justification of the interpreted decision will be made, evaluating effects of the action made as a necessary way to promote a state of things put by the rules as an ideal to be achieved.
This alteration is effective im mediately, and affects all existing and future musical settings of the Lamb of God," the newsletter states.
Ims mediately on resuming, substitute Lewis Lynch produced a clinical finish to double his side's lead and although John Alexander reduced the deficit, Gateshead's two-goal cushion was restored by Rob Briggs who fired past goalkeeper James Fleming.
In what follows, the institutional aspect, aiming at the rebuilding of genuine disciplinarities, will not be addressed primarily, but the role of structures and strategies that span subjects and disciplines in research and, mediately, also in teaching.
WILLIAM BLACKSTONE, 2 COMMENTARIES *53 ("The grand and fundamental maxim of all feudal tenure is this: that all lands were originally granted out by the sovereign, and are therefore holden, either mediately or immediately, of the crown.
New employees are taught why it is so important to im mediately activate the needle safety device upon removal from the patient and dispose of it.
On the one hand, sense-data theorists typically claim that we see physical things mediately by virtue of seeing real sensory items that we take to correspond to those physical things.
Helped by this treasure trove of formation, Colin and Hooper mediately began work researching King's stammer by watching chive footage of the King and eeting contemporary speech erapists.
What I hope to show, then, is that in the third Critique, Kant redraws the bounds of subjectivity not according to a set of principles or independently conceived powers but according to a particular economy--an economy between subject and object and, mediately, between the subject and others.