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mediation

 [me″de-a´shun]
the act of intervening or serving as an intermediary.
conflict mediation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of constructive dialogue between opposing parties with a goal of resolving disputes in a mutually acceptable manner.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

me·di·a·tion

(mē'dē-ā'shŭn),
The action of an intermediary substance (mediator).
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mediation

A form of conflict resolution in which the parties of a dispute maintain an active dialogue moderated by a mediator in an effort to avoid litigation.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mediation

(mē″dē-ā′shŭn)
The action of a mediating agent.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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In the meantime, it is more prudent to understand lo as either a direct evidential marker or a mediative marker.
Thus, the mediative and cognitive components (mathematical domain chosen, way of introducing spreadsheet, class level, etc.), and so, also the personal component, have evolved along the two years.
(46) Under a mediative regime, by contrast, the overriding goal is not to allocate custody in light of a governing legal norm, but to help divorcing parents develop and implement an individualized plan to carry out their ongoing parenting responsibilities.
The manuscript religious texts that survive are precious intercultural sources that reveal the many problems of translation, the effects of mediative processes of cultural dialogue and intellectual engagement, and the creation of an Illinois Christian vernacular rich in spiritual meaning.
cast aside the mediative figures of narrator and narratee in order to
However, unaware of her kinship to the Tracys, Claire's mediative function cannot be activated.
He proposes the term "mediative" to cover such markers that indicate that a statement is "mediated by (unspecified) references to the evidence" (2001: 362).
The most fundamental obligation of obedience to God is realized through this mediative procedure, involving the Prophet vis-a-vis the umma and humankind on the one hand and Muslim men vis-a-vis Muslim women on the other.
Regarding the importance of the effects intended for the desired end state, one could classify purposive actions as determinant, when they are directly connected to the achievement of the desired end, or mediative, when they constitute only an intermediate step to make possible other actions more directly connected to the achievement of the desired end state.
In Searching For The Waters Of Antiquity: A Follow-Along Meditation Process, Ryan draws upon her decades of experience and expertise to provide the non-specialist general reader with a do-it-yourself manual of meditation techniques and applied principles to engage in the mediative experience and process.
The meditative: The mediative case is used in the sense of an abstract medium.
With respect to urban planning issues, these organizations usually function within a consultative or mediative framework, looking for ways to accommodate differences or interests between local groups (Germain et al.