how to pronounce mediate

/ˈmiːdiːˌɛɪt/

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mediate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word mediate occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

mediate is pronounced in three syllables

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mdɛɪt

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An example use of mediate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… if we mediate that with this kind of …”

meanings of mediate

verb:

  1. To divide into two equal parts.
  2. To act as an intermediary causal or communicative agent; to convey.
  3. To intervene between conflicting parties in order to resolve differences or bring about a settlement.
  4. To resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties.
  5. To act as a spiritualistic medium.

adjective:

  1. Intermediate between extremes.
  2. Gained or effected by a medium or condition.
  3. Acting through a mediating agency, indirect.

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