Definition of intermediacy in US English:

intermediacy

noun

  • See intermediate

    • ‘Morphologic intermediacy can be misleading when determining if hybridization has occurred between two morphotypes.’
    • ‘Where individual workers represent themselves without such intermediacies direct democracy is said to exist.’
    • ‘They had asked for the meeting and it was arranged through the intermediacy of the French Embassy.’
    • ‘The two varieties are often found growing in very close proximity and at the Charleston County site the two plants co-occur without any sign of intermediacy.’
    • ‘The result underscores the necessity of searching for intermediacy when analyzing vocalizations of geographically distant populations.’

Pronunciation

intermediacy

/ˌin(t)ərˈmēdēəsē//ˌɪn(t)ərˈmidiəsi/