Intermediary vs Transitional - What's the difference?

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Intermediary is a related term of transitional.


As adjectives the difference between intermediary and transitional

is that intermediary is intermediate while transitional is of, or relating to a transition.

As a noun intermediary

is an agent acting as a mediator between sides that may disagree.

intermediary

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Intermediate.
  • Noun

    (intermediaries)
  • An agent acting as a mediator between sides that may disagree.
  • *
  • A Mr. Whymper, a solicitor living in Willingdon, had agreed to act as intermediary between Animal Farm and the outside world
  • An arranger of a contract or other agreement who is separate from the parties to the agreement
  • One or several stages of an event which occurs after the start and before the end.
  • A person or organisation in an intermediate position in a supply chain of goods or services
  • The intermediary between the manufacturer and retailer is the wholesaler

    transitional

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • of, or relating to a transition
  • temporary; pending the implementation of something new
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional

    Synonyms

    * (temporary) provisional, provisory

    Derived terms

    * transitionally