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[mee-dee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
  1. pertaining to mediation.
  2. having the function of mediating.
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Origin of mediatory

From the Late Latin word mediātōrius, dating back to 1610–20. See mediate, -tory1
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Examples from the Web for mediatory

Historical Examples of mediatory

  • Explained to mean "in the discharge of my mediatory function."


    W. G. (William George) Aston

  • Perhaps she was rehearsing mentally the mediatory conference she had undertaken.

    Willing to Die

    Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

  • To the general tone of this mediatory interference, neither Skimclean nor the laird offered any objection.

  • To him they pay adoration, as the mediatory power between earth and the Supreme Niparaga.

  • Through the mediatory truths the ultimate ones reveal themselves to him with a wealth and an intensity otherwise unattainable.