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Definition of intermediary noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    intermediary

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    noun
    NAmE//ˌɪntərˈmidiˌɛri//
     
    (pl. intermediaries) intermediary (between A and B)
     
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  1. 1a person or an organization that helps other people or organizations to make an agreement by being a means of communication between them synonym go-between, mediator
  2. 2 Financial institutions act as intermediaries between lenders and borrowers. All talks have so far been conducted through an intermediary.
intermediary adjective [only before noun]
 
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to play an intermediary role in the dispute