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English translation of 'mediar'

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mediar

Verb Table intransitive verb
1. 
(estar en medio) to be halfway through
(llegar a la mitad) to get to the middleget halfway
[tiempo] to elapsepass
entre A y B median 30kms it is 30kms from A to B
media un abismo entre los dos gobiernos the two governments are poles apart
entre los dos sucesos mediaron varios años the two events were separated by several yearsseveral years elapsed between the two events
mediaba el otoño autumn was half overit was halfway through autumn
mediaba el mes de julio it was halfway through July
2. 
(ocurrir) to come uphappen
(intervenir) to intervene
(existir) to exist
pero medió la muerte de su madre but his mother’s death intervened
media el hecho de que ... we must take into account the fact that ...
median relaciones cordiales entre los dos cordial relations exist between the two
sin mediar palabra se abalanzó sobre ellos he fell upon them without a word
3.  (interceder) to mediate (en in, entre between)intervene
mediar en favor de algn, mediar por algn to intercede or intervene on sb’s behalf
mediar con algn to intercede with sb

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Example Sentences Including 'mediar'

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A Francisco Rubio LLorente, catedrático de Derecho Constitucional, también le sorprende el recurso al monarca, ya que el Rey no puede mediar en este conflicto.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Creo que no debe mediar favoritismo -declaró Garzón- y que se debe aplicar la legislación por quien tiene que hacerlo.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Duda que sea correcto recurrir al Rey, al margen de lo que esto supone como protesta simbólica, porque no cree que el monarca pueda mediar en este asunto.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
El resto de los contertulios creyo llegado el momento de mediar.
Arturo Pérez-Reverte El maestro de esgrima
Ni que decir tiene que los precios hubieran sido más ba os de no mediar barreras arancelarias.
Ramón Garrabou et al Historia agraria de la España contemporánea. Vol 3. Fin agricultura tradic.
Parece que Raúl intentó mediar en una pelea y encima mira lo que le ha sucedido ", añadió.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Pero sería un error-y tal vez una injusticia- medir a ese hombre con el mismo rasero que se utiliza para mediar a los demás.
Javier Tomeo Zoopatías y zoofilias

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'mediar' in Other Languages

British English: mediate VERB
If someone mediates between two groups of people, or mediates an agreement between them, they try to settle an argument between them by talking to both groups and trying to find things that they can both agree to.
My mother was the one who mediated between my friend and her mother.
  • American English: mediate
  • Brazilian Portuguese: mediar
  • Chinese: 调解
  • European Spanish: mediar
  • French: servir d'intermédiaire
  • German: vermitteln
  • Italian: mediare
  • Japanese: 仲裁する
  • Korean: 중재하다
  • European Portuguese: mediar
  • Spanish: mediar

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