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1. Subject to arbitration: an arbitrable wage and health benefits policy.
2. Appropriate for referral to an arbitrator: an arbitrable dispute.


(ˈɑr bɪ trə bəl)

capable of arbitration; subject to the decision of an arbiter or arbitrator: an arbitrable dispute.
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Adj.1.arbitrable - appropriate for or subject to settlement by arbitrationarbitrable - appropriate for or subject to settlement by arbitration; "an arbitrable wage and health benefits policy"; "an arbitrable dispute"
nonarbitrable - not appropriate for or subject to arbitration
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or the terms, conditions or benefits of such employment, including whether such dispute or claim is arbitrable, will be settled by binding arbitration.
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