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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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It is increasingly apparent that these shared mediating variables may provide stronger correlates to desired behavioral outcomes than do the theoretical models as a whole.
1997, 1998), is based on the arguments that (i) interventions work by means of mediating variables; (ii) current theoretical models from which mediating variables are obtained often do not account for the substantial variability in targeted outcomes; (iii) interventions have not been shown to substantially effect change in the mediating variables; and (iv) together, these factors impose limits on the effectiveness of the interventions.
To create a functional mediating body, Mexican churches will have to forgive one another for a long history of trespasses, and work together for the common good.
The second instance of a mediating space in Brent's narrative involves the central focus of her narrative, the story that she must tell while at the same time - as the authorial tone reflects - she dreads disclosing.
The friction between Brent and her grandmother is untempered by the sort of mediating influence that a mother could feasibly provide - a sympathetic generational connection that could understand both the grandmother's idealistic moral stance and the young girl's very real predicament.
Similarly Marcoe's discussion of the mediating role of the female preachers or muballigah of West Java, while demonstrating that she communicates religious ideas about the hereafter, everyday life, and social, cultural, economic and even political aspects based upon Islamic teachings to the women in her audience, does not appear to mediate ideas, questions or problems back to any higher religious authority.
According to a 1996 survey by William Warters, Associate Director of the Wayne State University Program on Mediating Theory and Democratic Systems, representatives of U.
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Our results demonstrate that Stat4 is critical for mediating IL-12 activity for lymphocyte proliferation and differentiation, and cannot be replaced by another protein," said Michael J.
Emerson says the USIECR assisted in gaining this commitment by mediating scientific disputes that involved disagreements over hydrological monitoring and modeling, facilitating meetings, and helping to develop a memorandum of understanding and a procedure for working through an interim operating plan.
Thus, metals and transition metals could increase the level of allergen-mediated mast cell activation, which might be one of the mechanisms mediating exacerbation of allergen-driven asthma symptoms by air pollution.
One must also consider persistent or retained metabolites of xenobiotics mediating, at least in part, the effects linked to the primary compounds.