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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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