intermediatory

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intermediate ‎(to act between others”, “to mediate, verb) +‎ -ory (suffix forming adjectives)

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intermediatory ‎(not comparable)

  1. Having the function of intermediating; mediatory.
    • 1851, Fraser’s Magazine XLIV, page 608:
      Animosities are softened by the intermediatory offices of an unpremeditated libation.
    • 1992, Philip R. Davies, In Search of ‘Ancient Israel’, chapter vii, page 124:
      There is no necessary, far less automatic, connection between intermediatory behaviour and the production of literature.

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