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Word: mediate

Definition: settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire


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., In 1933, after Fulgencio Batista's 4 September 1933 coup against the transitional government, it was the residence of Sumner Welles, a special envoy sent by U. S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to mediate the crisis, and was the site of a bloody siege that pitted the officers of the Cuban army, who had been instrumental in the overthrow of Gerardo Machado (August 12.
A civil war erupted between the provinces of Tucumán and Salta, and Quiroga was appointed to mediate between them.
After looking at him for a little while, she sank down closer to him, laid her arm across his knee, and dropping her head upon it, said: 'If I have any friend here, who can speak one word for me, or for my husband in this matter; if I have any friend here, who can give a voice to any suspicion that my heart has sometimes whispered to me; if I have any friend here, who honours my husband, or has ever cared for me, and has anything within his knowledge, no matter what it is, that may help to mediate between us, I implore that friend to speak!'
All of the hexokinases can mediate phosphorylation of glucose to glucose-6-phosphate (G6P), which is the first step of both glycogen synthesis and glycolysis.
Although Prime-Minister Karami had announced another truce two days earlier, it did not became truly effective until December 15 when Syria, "As-Saiqa" and the PLO put pressure on the LNM political and military leaders to accept the ceasefire proposal. A Syrian delegation led by General Hikmat Chehabi arrived in Beirut on December 18 to mediate peace talks between the warring factions, the day in which 40 or 50 bodies were recovered from the Phoenicia Inter-Continental Hotel.
An-Nasir sent Badr al-Badr (a high-ranking religious figure) to mediate between the two sides.
As I felt bound to assist him in this, and also to mediate between them; with the view of sparing the mother's feelings as much as possible, I wrote to her that night.
Calcium channels mediate the influx of calcium ions into the cell upon membrane polarization.
conclude that residues 88 to 109 of the second EGF domain mediate binding to platelets and assembly of the Factor X activating complex.
During the king's attempts to retake the throne of Hungary he tried to mediate between Charles IV and Regent Miklós Horthy, because he had good legitimist relations.
Following Wang's second expulsion from the Communist Party, Party officials attempted to mediate with Wang to change Wang's critical opinion of them, but were unsuccessful.
For example, very young children are generally not expected to mediate their internal thoughts and feelings when communicating in the same way that an older child or adolescent would be reasonably expected to – this ubiquitous phenomenon is evident when a child’s “brutally honest” observation or candid remark is deemed innocuous, or even endearing or cute (e.g. “Teacher, my mommy said your head looks like an old potato, but it’s more like a turnip, huh?”); yet if an adolescent or adult displayed the same degree of frankness or inconsideration for the feelings of others, it would likely be deemed inappropriate or offensive.
Furthermore, China has attempted to mediate between North Korea and the United States and between North Korea and Japan and also initiated and promoted tripartite talks—between Pyongyang, Seoul, and Washington.
Germain published the "Treatise Concerning the Division between the Spiritualty and Temporalty", a pamphlet purporting to mediate between the laity and the clergy, but, as Thomas More argued in a response, his "Apology", actually interested in increasing the divide.
In 1989, he was appointed by courts overseeing the bankruptcy of Eastern Airlines to mediate negotiations between the airline and its unions.
In 994, Leopold travelled to Würzburg to mediate a dispute between his cousin Henry of Schweinfurt and Bishop Bernward von Rothenburg of Würzburg, one of whose knights Henry had seized and blinded.
In practice, several applications have evolved and been used by actual democratic institutions in the developed world: Some models are significantly more sophisticated than a plain wiki, incorporating semantic tags, levels of control or scoring to mediate disputes – however this always risks empowering a clique of moderators more than would be the case given their trust position within the democratic entity – a parallel to the common wiki problem of official vandalism by persons entrusted with power by owners or publishers (so-called "sysop vandalism" or "administrative censorship").
Laennec coined the phrase "mediate auscultation" (indirect listening), as opposed to the popular practice at the time of directly placing the ear on the chest (immediate auscultation).
Many of the other particles predicted by these GUTs were beyond the abilities of current experiments to detect. For instance, a wide class of particles known as the X and Y bosons are predicted to mediate the coupling of the electroweak and strong forces, but these particles are extremely heavy and well beyond the capabilities of any reasonable particle accelerator to create.
Meanwhile, Switzerland offered to mediate between Ukraine and the European Union to resolve the issue on neutral grounds.
Mediumship, or channeling, is the practice of certain people—known as mediums—to purportedly mediate communication between spirits of the dead and other human beings.
More precisely, they can be considered as sub-cellular macromolecules that mediate the regulatory effects (e.g. cell anchorage) of extracellular matrix (ECM) adhesion on cell behavior.
Nur al-Din requested Saladin mediate the issue but Arslan refused.
On the exterior wall of the "Hôpital Necker – Enfants Malades", where Laennec wrote "Mediate auscultation", near the entrance of the hospital in 149, Rue de Sèvres, there is a marble memorial tablet with an engraved portrait of Laennec and this inscription: "Dans cet hôpital Laennec découvrit l'auscultation.
Patriarch Heraclius of Jerusalem was sent to mediate in 1181, with Raynald of Châtillon, Raymond III of Tripoli, Arnold of Torroja, and Roger des Moulins, but Bohemond refused to acquiesce, and expelled the mediators as well as a number of his own nobles.
Previously, Saladin offered to mediate relations between Nur al-Din and Kilij Arslan II—the Seljuk Sultan of Rum—after the two came into conflict. The latter demanded Nur al-Din return the lands given to him as a dowry for marrying his daughter when he received reports that she was being abused and used by him to gain Seljuk territory.
Professor Benjamin Ward Richardson stated in "Disciples of Aesculapius" that "the true student of medicine reads Laennec's treatise on mediate auscultation and the use of the stethoscope once in two years at least as long as he is in practice.
Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor agreed to mediate the dispute and appointed Benedict Macra to hear the arguments.
Similar results are seen in experiments with presenilins1 and 2, which mediate the Notch intramembranous cleavage.
Similarly, Harvard psychology professor Hugo Münsterberg dropped his efforts to mediate between America and Germany, and threw his efforts behind the German cause.
The EyeTap is a hard technology to categorize under the three main headers for wearable computing (constancy, augmentation, mediation) for while it is in theory a constancy technology in nature it also has the ability to augment and mediate the reality the user perceives.
The free cysteine residue does not appear to mediate dimerisation of OSM.
The judge then requested a verbatim record, while the defence counsel tried to mediate.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Trujillo () is an archdiocese located in the city of Trujillo in Peru . According to a Zenit online news article, with no author listed and dated Tuesday, July 10, 2012, Archbishop Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M., the current Metropolitan Archbishop, has been asked by the President of Peru, President Ollanta Humala, and the Peruvian Minister of Justice, Juan Jiménez, to mediate a mining conflict in the northern Region of Cajamarca, Peru.
The subsequent three reaction steps catalyzed by 4-diphosphocytidyl-2-"C"-methyl-D-erythritol synthase (YgbP, IspD), 4-diphosphocytidyl-2-"C"-methyl-D-erythritol kinase (YchB, IspE), and 2-"C"-methyl-D-erythritol 2,4-cyclodiphosphate synthase (YgbB, IspF) mediate the formation of 2-"C"-methyl-D-erythritol 2,4-cyclopyrophosphate (MEcPP).
The translocated actin-recruiting phosphoprotein (Tarp) is a protein that may mediate the invasion of epithelial cells by "Chlamydia trachomatis" using a type three secretion system.
The _second_ objection admits not of so easy and satisfactory an answer; nor is it possible to explain distinctly, how the Deity can be the mediate cause of all the actions of men, without being the author of sin and moral turpitude.
Though histamine is used by the body to mediate alcohol-induced gastric and intestinal damage as well as alcohol flushing, it is possible that elevated levels of histamine might have a correlation with referred itch (or even itch in general).
While the Western powers were in session to mediate the situation, the Chinese troops were making their final stand in Shanghai and had all hopes for a western intervention that would save China from collapse.

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