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.
- He was finally released through the mediation of Prince Adam Czartoryski, and returned to Poland utterly discredited.
- In that year he helped to found the Theologische Studien and Kritiken, the chief organ of the "mediation" theology (Vermittelungstheologie).
- Lucke, who was one of the most learned, many-sided and influential of the so-called "mediation" school of evangelical theologians (Vermittelungstheologie), is now chiefly known by his Kommentar fiber die Schriften d.