Arbitrator - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɑːrbɪtreɪtər|  American pronunciation of the word arbitrator
Brit.  |ˈɑːbɪtreɪtə|  British pronunciation of the word arbitrator

noun

- someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue(syn: arbiter, umpire)

the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants

Examples

Both sides agreed to accept a decision by an impartial arbitrator.

...the couple finally agreed to let the salesclerk be the final arbitrator and tell them which shirt looked best...

the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants

An arbitrator was called in to break the impasse.

Word forms

noun
singular: arbitrator
plural: arbitrators
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