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ARBITRATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does arbitration mean? 

ARBITRATION (noun)
  The noun ARBITRATION has 2 senses:

1. (law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management)
2. the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment

  Familiarity information: ARBITRATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARBITRATION (noun)


Sense 1arbitration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("arbitration" is a kind of...):

mediation (negotiation to resolve differences conducted by some impartial party)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


Sense 2arbitration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

arbitrament; arbitrement; arbitration

Context example:

they submitted their disagreement to arbitration

Hypernyms ("arbitration" is a kind of...):

judgement; judgment; judicial decision ((law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it)


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