intermediary (not comparable)

  1. Intermediate.
Translations Noun

intermediary (plural intermediaries)

  1. An agent acting as a mediator between sides that may disagree.
    • 1945 August 17, George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], chapter 6, in Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, London: Secker & Warburg, OCLC 3655473 ↗:
      A Mr. Whymper, a solicitor living in Willingdon, had agreed to act as intermediary between Animal Farm and the outside world […]
  2. An arranger of a contract or other agreement who is separate from the parties to the agreement
  3. One or several stages of an event which occurs after the start and before the end.
  4. A person or organisation in an intermediate position in a supply chain of goods or services
    The intermediary between the manufacturer and retailer is the wholesaler

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