\mˈiːdɪˌe͡ɪtɪŋ], \mˈiːdɪˌeɪtɪŋ], \m_ˈiː_d_ɪ__ˌeɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ]\
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The process of bargaining in order to arrive at an agreement or compromise on a matter of importance to the parties involved. It also applies to the hearing and determination of a case by a third party chosen by the parties in controversy, as well as the interposing of a third party to reconcile the parties in controversy.
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- Regular instituted 1120, St. Norbert (whence Norbertines), at Premonstratum [L. , pointed out, it was said, by the Virgin], in Picardy. They were also called White Canons, from colour of their dress.