Arbitration - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɑːrbɪˈtreɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word arbitration
Brit.  |ɑːbɪˈtreɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word arbitration

noun

- (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)
- the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment(syn: arbitrament, arbitrement)

they submitted their disagreement to arbitration

Examples

The union and management went to arbitration.

The dispute is going to arbitration (=someone is being asked to arbitrate).

Both sides in the dispute have agreed to binding arbitration.

they submitted their disagreement to arbitration

The parties agreed to settle the dispute through binding arbitration.

They signed a treaty to settle all border disputes by arbitration.

American Arbitration Association

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