What is another word for intermediator?

87 synonyms found


[ ˌɪntəmˈiːdɪˌe͡ɪtə], [ ˌɪntəmˈiːdɪˌe‍ɪtə], [ ˌɪ_n_t_ə_m_ˈiː_d_ɪ__ˌeɪ_t_ə]

How to use "Intermediator" in context?

An intermediary is a person, company, or other entity that helps two or more parties negotiate or otherwise deal with one another. The term can also refer to a formal arrangement or process by which one party (the "intermediary") facilitates a resolution among the interested parties. In commercial settings, the intermediary's role is to mediate between buyers and sellers, broker agreements, and otherwise help lead to the best possible outcome. Intermediaries can be found in a variety of settings, including labor, real estate, securities, and environmental disputes.

Large intermediaries often have a broad array of services available, making them valuable allies in negotiations.

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