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intermediate

adjective average, between, central, compromising, equidistant, halfway, inserted, instrumental, intercurrent, interjacent, intermediary, interposed, intervening, mean, medial, median, mediatorial, medium, medius, mesial, mesne, mid, middle, midmost, moderate, neutral, transitional
Associated concepts: interlocutory order, intermediate appellate court, intermediate order
Foreign phrases: Extremis probatis, praesumuntur media.When the extremes have been proved, those things which are between them are presumed.
See also: adjuster, advocate, agent, arbiter, arbitrator, average, counselor, go-between, instrumentality, interagent, intercede, interim, interpose, medium, mesne, ministerial, negotiate, procurator, referee
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In a similar manner enaminone 2 was reacted with N-phenylpyrazolone 13b to give 15b via intermediacy of 14b (Scheme-3).
Voloshinov labels the ideological vector's intermediary with the word pair behavioral ideology, which he defines as "the whole aggregate of life experiences and the outward expressions directly connected with it." (58) Like the opposing vectors, the intermediacy of each word-pair can be traced to a different source: practices become material, behaviors become ideological.
It certainly has an intermediate character: we described a versatile person as someone who "equally enjoys penetrating the other guy anally and being penetrated by the other guy." The most persuasive evidence for the existence of intermediacy prejudice comes from the shape of the results.
Petersburg and the Moscow Linguistic Circle; continues, through the intermediacy of Roman Jakobson, in the Prague Linguistic Circle of the late 1920s and 1930s; supplies inspiration for the French structuralism of the 1950s and 1960s; and receives further development on Russian soil in the Tartu-Moscow school of semiotics, formed in the mid-1960s.
Despite the high growth, the country's banking industry still needs to improve efficiency and its intermediacy role.
Suspended between seller and buyer, split between "white" prestige and "black" debasement, and hovering, emotionally, between family and suitor, she stands forth, on the neither-here-nor-there space of the auction block, as the embodiment of a radical intermediacy. In this peculiarly directionless narrative space, the contradiction that suspends her identity in all of the above ways--the contradiction of slavery in a republic--is thrown into the sharpest possible relief.
Rhetorically, their conversation marks them not as "men who know" but rather as "men who wish to know." Thus, the bridge offers an intermediate space for Imre and Oswald's initial shared claim to a discourse (though as of yet not an identity) of sexual intermediacy.
This habit expresses a deep discomfort with mediation and intermediacy. Economic hatred toward any form of mediation is central to antisemitism, and Jews are perceived as representatives of the sphere of circulation.
Theophilus was the Christian clerk who entered into a legal contract with the devil (including a signed charter), through the intermediacy of a Jewish sorcerer; when he repented of his decision, his previous devotion to Mary convinced her to take his side, to procure his pardon, and even to retrieve the charter from hell, so that Theophilus could bum it.
The recent spate of films of literary works has sparked such passion on the part of viewers because they stand at a fraught intersection between questions of "faithfulness" and the use of classic literary texts, specifically through the intermediacy of cinema and TV to remake the narrative of the national past to serve the desires and anxieties of the present.
As Turner (1969: 95) explains: "Liminal entities are neither here nor there; they are betwixt and between the positions assigned and arrayed by law, custom, convention, and ceremonial." By virtue of their very intermediacy, such places may possess "strong transformative powers" (Viljoen & Van der Merwe, 2007:3)
It is no wonder that Muhammad insisted on his having received the revelation "through the intermediacy of Gabriel" (p.