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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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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.
The Centre's massage team imS mediately went into action and a clinical treatment room was set up backstage.
Here and in the surrounding countryside during the days ira mediately following D-Day, Canadians attempted to expand the bridgehead and fought some very fierce battles against elements of the 12th SS Panzer Division and, in particular, Colonel Kurt Mever's 25th SS Panzergrenadier Regiment.
And when discussing a passage from his own "Resolution and Independence," he writes of "the conferring, the abstracting, and the modifying powers of the Imagination, immediately and mediately acting.