mediated mediated  /ˈmi di ˌeɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) acting or brought about through an intervening agency

Usage(s):

  1. In February he mediated the Mecca Accord, which established a Palestinian national-unity government, again against Washington's wishes.
  2. The eye reflex is mediated by the brain stem, and that's the area that keeps us alive; if that doesn't work, then that means that the brain itself isn't working.
  3. However, momentum for a peace agreement has picked up force in the past year after the two countries agreed to a series of closed-door discussions mediated by Turkey.

News

  1. Guinea opposition suspends talks with government

    By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - Guinea's opposition parties on Thursday pulled out of U.N.-mediated election talks with the government, accusing police and youths of attacking one of their leaders and his supporters. The negotiations aim to secure opposition participation in long-delayed parliamentary polls, which are meant to seal the mineral-rich nation's transition to civilian rule ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Protalix BioTherapeutics Discloses Three New Compounds in Development

    - Oral PRX-106 for immune mediated disorders - PRX-110 for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) - PRX-107 for emphysema due to hereditary alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
    on June 21, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Guinea's opposition leader suspends talks with government

    (Reuters) - Guinea's main opposition leader on Thursday pulled out of U.N.-mediated election talks with the government, accusing police and youths of attacking him and his supporters. The negotiations aim to secure opposition participation in long-delayed elections which are meant to seal the mineral-rich nation's transition to civilian rule following a coup in 2008. Cellou Dalein Diallo, who ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Hollywood and the mainstream film industry are jumping on the Muslim bandwagon and making films around Islam because of the US. involvement in Iraq. But I feel that a lot of films that are made about Muslims are mediated through Western eyes,"...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Parvez Sharma Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "If meaningful and concrete developments take place in these mediated talks, it will be possible at that time to have direct meetings between the two sides," added Babacan.
    on May 27, 2008 By: Ali Babacan Source: Reuters UK

  3. "I think that it is not time yet (for mediated talks) because Cambodia and Thailand agreed to resume negotiations within existing mechanisms," Hun Sen told reporters.
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Hun Sen Source: The Age

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