Origin of mediation
Examples from the Web for mediation
Late last year, she started to meet with the foster parents for monthly mediation sessions.
Why, given the history of U.S. mediation, should anyone be anything but skeptical and cynical of the “peace process?”
But closing such gaps is what just American mediation would be for.What Commentary Gets Wrong About Olmert-Abbas Negotiations|Bernard Avishai|May 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
American mediation brought an end to General Pervez Musharraf's reign.Pakistan’s Crucial Elections: There’s Much at Stake for the U.S.|Shirin Tahir-Kheli|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One of the surviving victims, Mark Hummels, 43, was reportedly shot in the head and the neck after walking out of the mediation.Alleged Phoenix Shooter Found Dead in Apparent Suicide|Christine Pelisek, Terry Greene Sterling|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But for the first few days after Dalaber's arrest and imprisonment the excitement was too keen to admit of any mediation.For the Faith|Evelyn Everett-Green
Courtesy required that they should make no move until they knew what response the second offer of mediation would evoke.Jefferson and his Colleagues|Allen Johnson
This commission also acted as a board of mediation and conciliation in disputes between employers and workingmen.Syndicalism in France|Louis Levine
Yar Mahomed acknowledged that he only wished to impress the Persians with the belief that he was careless about British mediation.History of the War in Afghanistan, Vol. I (of 3)|Sir John William Kaye
Page's telegrams and letters show that any suggestion at mediation would have been a waste of effort.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I|Burton J. Hendrick
British Dictionary definitions for mediation
Word Origin and History for mediation
late 14c., from Medieval Latin mediationem (nominative mediatio) "a division in the middle," noun of action from past participle stem of mediare (see mediator). Related: Mediational.
Culture definitions for mediation
The attempt to settle a dispute through a neutral party.