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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
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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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Dataware integrates intermediation functionality in its Dataware II Knowledge Management Suite, which is an extension to Dataware's document management system.
All told, predicting either the share of depository intermediation in overall credit flows or the share of money in the public's overall demand for financial assets is currently more difficult than usual.
Two measures of financial intermediation were used, M2/GDP and Quasi-money/M2.
The crisis has therefore exposed significant instances of financial intermediation failure but also an apparent disconnect between financial intermediation activity and banks.
Yet, despite the theoretical rhetoric on the importance of financial intermediation to output fluctuations, the empirical relevance of financial intermediation remains an unsettled question.
Based on McKinsey's new analysis of the global financial intermediation system, the revenue pool associated with intermediation was roughly $5 trillion in 2017.
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The report said that banking intermediation credit, excluding the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), to SMEs in the private sector amounted to 32% until 15 September 2015, while the banking intermediation credit to the government and the purchase of government securities reached 58%.
The Industrial market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the Monetary Intermediation market at a national level.
These activities are conducted by specialized financial intermediaries called shadow banks, which are bound together along an intermediation chain known as the shadow banking system (see "The Shadow Banking System" Online Appendix).
The conventional theory of financial intermediation maintains that it is the primary function of banks to collect deposits from surplus units--savers, typically households and further channel those funds to deficit units--borrowers, typically the enterprise sector and government (Gurley & Shaw, 1960; Schmidt, Hackethal, & Tyrell, 1997).