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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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Participants were observed during (a) baseline, prior to the administration of a functional analysis, (b) im mediately after the administration of functional analysis, and (c) days after the completion of the functional analysis.
11) Rather, what Christ makes known is always imperfectly and mediately understood as the reader's will, in imitation of Christ's incarnate example, becomes transformed and conformed to the intent of the Divine Author whose leading through the Garden of Gethsemane (Lk.
In the process of being internalised within the organisation, however, the legal construct is transformed and institutionalised through processes of interpretation and adaptation, so that the legal construct is only mediately connected to the legal domain and may now carry very different meaning and effects which are part of the organisation's own legal culture (Edelman & Suchman 1999: 978; Edelman 2003: 241-2).
mediately following the General Session, Robert Easter, president of the University of Illinois, introduced the Global Challenges Forum with a presentation of his own, and then moderated a panel of international speakers and session attendees.
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.
This alteration is effective im mediately, and affects all existing and future musical settings of the Lamb of God," the newsletter states.
see also 2 WILLIAM BLACKSTONE, COMMENTARIES *105 ("This allodial property no subject in England has; it being a received, and now undeniable, principle in the law, that all the lands in England are holden mediately or immediately of the king.
If someone were to object that number might belong to the cows mediately, through belonging to the group (much as color belongs to substance by way of surface), we could point out that a group is not itself an essential being, that is, something found in the ten categories, but, rather, an accidental being (as in Aristotle's examples of "just man" or "musical builder").
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.
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.