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mediate between

To act as an intermediary negotiator between two or more people, groups, companies, countries, etc. The neutral country volunteered to mediate between the two warring nations to broker a peace treaty that would benefit both sides. Children shouldn't have to mediate between their parents—that is an unreasonable and unhealthy burden to place on them.
See also: between

mediate between (someone and someone else)

to negotiate an agreement between people. I will have to mediate between Mary and Vernon. No one wants to mediate between them.
See also: between