Definition of Intermediary

1. Noun. A negotiator who acts as a link between parties.

Definition of Intermediary

1. a. Lying, coming, or done, between; intermediate; as, an intermediary project.

2. n. One who, or that which, is intermediate; an interagent; a go-between.

Definition of Intermediary

1. Adjective. Intermediate. ¹

2. Noun. an agent acting as a mediator between sides that may disagree ¹

3. Noun. one or several stages of an event which occurs after the start and before the end. ¹

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Definition of Intermediary

1. [n -RIES]

Medical Definition of Intermediary

1. 1. Performed or occurring in a median stage, neither early nor late, intermediate. 2. An intermediate stage. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Intermediary

intermediary (current term)
intermediary metabolism
intermediary movements
intermediary nerve
intermediary plane
intermediary system
intermediate abutment
intermediate amputation
intermediate antebrachial vein
intermediate basilic vein
intermediate body of Flemming
intermediate bronchus
intermediate carcinoma
intermediate care facilities

Literary usage of Intermediary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"207 Around the time that the Israeli intermediary received these funds from Ghorbanifar, he transferred $1 million to Lake Resources on North's demand.208 ..."

2. Introductory Treatise on Lie's Theory of Finite Continuous Transformation Groups by John Edward Campbell (1903)
"can only be an intermediary integral for all forms of the function if the equation is we have (Forsyth, Differential Equations, § 238) ua = v, ; and, ..."

3. The Dynamics of Living Matter by Jacques Loeb (1906)
"As an example of the theory of intermediary reactions of enzymes, ... The intermediary processes seem to be rather complicated and are perhaps not fully ..."

4. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales by Royal Society of New South Wales (1901)
"That distinguished scientist, the late Dr. Spencer Cobbold taught us that an intermediary host was necessary to transmit the parasite from dog to dog, ..."

5. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1919)
"INTERNATIONAL intermediary INSTITUTE AT THE HAGUE The JOURNAL has received the following announcement by the courtesy of His Excellency, JT Cremer, ..."

6. Bond Market Development in Asia by Oecd, OECD Staff (2001)
"The unit cost (per firm) of delegating verification to an intermediary falls to ... An intermediary has a gross cost advantage in collecting information ..."

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