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intermediate

1. (of a class, course, etc.) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence
2. Physics (of a neutron) having an energy between 100 and 100 000 electronvolts
3. Geology (of such igneous rocks as syenite) containing between 55 and 66 per cent silica
4. a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained

intermediate

[‚in·tər′mēd·ē·ət]
(chemistry)
A precursor to a desired product; ethylene is an intermediate for polyethylene, and ethane is an intermediate for ethylene.
(graphic arts)
That print which is used as a master for further reproduction.
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In the interim, a large portion of the shadow banking system collapsed, and several shadow intermediation activities disappeared entirely.
economy, including intermediation costs, and perform counterfactual experiments.
The essence of knowledge management can only be seen within the context of the knowledge complexity continuum (explicit to tacit) and the level of intermediation, externalization, and internalization or cognition that is needed in an organization.
It suggests that comparison of the British and German capital markets in the late nineteenth century will reveal greater, rather than smaller, costs of intermediation.
Intermediation costs and pressures to bolster capital, however, have been further elevated by the added restrictions contained in the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act (FDICIA).
In this sense, ABCP issuers (conduits) perform typical financial intermediation functions, but they are not banks.
The new financial intermediation literature stems from seminal works by Diamond [1984], Townsend [1983a, 1983b] and Boyd and Prescott [1986] that demonstrate that, in the presence of private information and costly state verification, it is optimal for borrowing and lending to be conducted under financial intermediary arrangements.
00), currency of the United States, with the aim of financing operations that fall within the programs of financial intermediation CABEI for which the borrower is eligible under the provisions contained in each program.
We are currently working on expanding our credit intermediation capabilities and developing additional products for the affordable multifamily finance industry.
The fate of this increase is to finance operations that fall within the different types of financial intermediation programs CABEI for which the borrower is eligible under the provisions contained in each program.
IXIS"), Centerbrook will be a provider of credit intermediation products, including credit default swaps, to the affordable housing finance industry.
IXIS"), has provided credit intermediation to RCCEP in order to provide to the investor a minimum internal rate of return.