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ˈɑr bɪˌtreɪ tərar·bi·tra·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arbiter, arbitrator, umpirenoun

    someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

    "the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature"; "the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants"; "an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case"


  1. arbitratornoun

    A person to whom the authority to settle or judge a dispute is delegated.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Arbitratornoun

    1.An extraordinary judge between party and party, chosen by their mutual consent. John Cowell

    Etymology: from arbitrate.

    Be a good soldier, or upright trustee,
    An arbitrator from corruption free. John Dryden, Juv.

    Though heav’n be shut,
    And heav’n’s high arbitrator sit secure
    In his own strength, this place may be expos’d. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    Another Blenheim or Ramillies will make the confederates masters of their own terms, and arbitrators of a peace. Joseph Addison, on the State of the War.

    But now the arbitrator of despairs,
    Just death, kind umpire of man’s miseries,
    With sweet enlargement doth dismiss me hence. William Shakespeare, H. VI.

    The end crowns all;
    And that old common arbitrator, time,
    Will one day end it. William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida.


  1. arbitrator

    An arbitrator is an impartial individual or entity, often a legal professional or expert in a specific field, who is appointed to settle a dispute between two or more parties outside of the court system. Their decision, known as an arbitration award, is typically binding and enforceable by law.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arbitratornoun

    a person, or one of two or more persons, chosen by parties who have a controversy, to determine their differences. See Arbitration

  2. Arbitratornoun

    one who has the power of deciding or prescribing without control; a ruler; a governor

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arbitrator in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arbitrator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of arbitrator in a Sentence

  1. Kris Sava:

    We are pleased with ICSID's decision to reject the challenges made by Venezuela to remove the Tribunal's Chairman and ConocoPhillips' appointed arbitrator.

  2. Aristotle:

    To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.

  3. Jay Feely:

    We want to thank the court, we tried our best to reach a settlement, which we did not reach, but I think for us it reinforces the desire and the need for an independent arbitrator in these matters of personal conduct.

  4. Jeffrey Sonn:

    We're very pleased the arbitrator awarded punitive damages because, at its heart, this was a scam of our client and many other professional athletes, these notes never should have been offered to anyone.

  5. Thiruman Archunan:

    In the court of reason man is always a claimant and God is always a respondent. The original intention of the reason for creation of God is to make Him as a respondent as and when the need arises. Hence when a man is in trouble his reason tries to save him by acting as an arbitrator; the reason sitting as sole judge asks the man for his claims and makes the God to respond.

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