Origin of mediationMiddle English mediacioun from Medieval Latin mediatio
The definition of mediation is a process of negotiation in a relationship to resolve differences.
When a couple is divorcing and they work with a neutral third party that helps them resolve divorce issues and divide up assets and property, this is an example of mediation.
the act or process of mediating; friendly or diplomatic intervention, usually by consent or invitation, for settling differences between persons, nations, etc.
- negotiation to resolve differences conducted by some impartial party.
- the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement.
mediation - Legal Definition
A form of conflict resolution in which a neutral individual attempts to assist the parties to find a compromise acceptable to both. Distinguished from arbitration because it concentrates more on the search for terms acceptable to both parties and less on the legal resolution of their disputes.
- In these cases mediation averted war.
- He has gone to them with word of his breaking allegiance to pursue his title without their mediation or interference.
- Through Anglo-French mediation Piedmonts war indemnity was reduced from 230,000,000 to 75,000,000 lire, but the question of the amnesty remained.
- Austrian mediation was now imminent, as the Vienna revolution had been crushed, and the new emperor, Francis Joseph, refused to consider any settlement other than on the basis of the treaties of 1815.
- On the of July the Prussians completely defeated the, ,, strians at Koniggrtz, and on the 5th Austria Led Venetia to Napoleon, accepting his, mediation gratz.