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intermediate adj /ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪɪt/
  1. occurring or situated between two points, extremes, places, etc; in between
  2. (of a class, course, etc) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence
n /ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪɪt/
  1. something intermediate
  2. a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
vb /ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪˌeɪt/
  1. (intransitive) to act as an intermediary or mediator
Etymology: 17th Century: from Medieval Latin intermediāre to intervene, from Latin inter- + medius middle

ˌinterˈmediacy, ˌinterˈmediateness n ˌinterˈmediately adv ˌinterˌmediˈation n ˌinterˈmediˌator n



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