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ar·bi·tra·tor

 (är′bĭ-trā′tər)
n.
A person agreed upon or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue; an arbiter.

ar•bi•tra•tor

(ˈɑr bɪˌtreɪ tər)

n.
a person empowered to decide a dispute or settle differences, as contract terms involving labor and management.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arbitrator - someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issuearbitrator - 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"
evaluator, judge - an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
third party - someone other than the principals who are involved in a transaction

arbitrator

noun judge, referee, umpire, arbiter, adjudicator He served as an arbitrator in a series of commercial disputes in India.

arbitrator

noun
A person, usually appointed, who decides the issues or results, or supervises the conduct, of a competition or conflict:
Sports: ref, ump.
Translations
rozhodčí
mæglervoldgiftsdommer
gerîardómsmaîur
arbiterarbitrážny rozhodca

arbitrator

[ˈɑːbɪtreɪtəʳ] Nárbitro/a m/f, mediador(a) m/f

arbitrator

[ˈɑːrbɪtreɪtər] narbitre m, médiateur/trice m/f

arbitrator

nVermittler(in) m(f); (esp Ind) → Schlichter(in) m(f)

arbitrator

[ˈɑːbɪtreɪtəʳ] narbitro

arbitrate

(ˈaːbitreit) verb
to act as an arbitrator in a dispute etc. He has been asked to arbitrate in the dispute between the workers and management.
ˌarbiˈtration noun
the making of a decision by an arbitrator. The dispute has gone / was taken to arbitration.
ˈarbitrator noun
a person who makes a judgement in a dispute etc.
References in classic literature ?
Moreover, although he had lived so long in the closest relations with the peasants, as farmer and arbitrator, and what was more, as adviser
Nor do I approve of his method of determining causes, when he would have the judge split the case which comes simply before him; and thus, instead of being a judge, become an arbitrator.
Thither let us bend all our thoughts, to learn What creatures there inhabit, of what mould, Or substance, how endu'd, and what thir Power, And where thir weakness, how attempted best, By force or suttlety: Though Heav'n be shut, And Heav'ns high Arbitrator sit secure In his own strength, this place may lye expos'd The utmost border of his Kingdom, left To their defence who hold it: here perhaps Som advantagious act may be achiev'd By sudden onset, either with Hell fire To waste his whole Creation, or possess All as our own, and drive as we were driven, The punie habitants, or if not drive, Seduce them to our Party, that thir God May prove thir foe, and with repenting hand Abolish his own works.
Master Pedro made him a bow, saying, "I expected no less of the rare Christianity of the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, true helper and protector of all destitute and needy vagabonds; master landlord here and the great Sancho Panza shall be the arbitrators and appraisers between your worship and me of what these dilapidated figures are worth or may be worth.
And so he went on, putting values on ever so many more smashed figures, which, after the two arbitrators had adjusted them to the satisfaction of both parties, came to forty reals and three-quarters; and over and above this sum, which Sancho at once disbursed, Master Pedro asked for two reals for his trouble in catching the ape.
Apart from the one fundamental nastiness the luckless mouse succeeds in creating around it so many other nastinesses in the form of doubts and questions, adds to the one question so many unsettled questions that there inevitably works up around it a sort of fatal brew, a stinking mess, made up of its doubts, emotions, and of the contempt spat upon it by the direct men of action who stand solemnly about it as judges and arbitrators, laughing at it till their healthy sides ache.
All the arbitrators agreed that this was monstrous, whereupon I contended that if they denied my right to the value in exchange, they must admit my right to the value in use.
Under the applicable "appearance of bias" test, it is reasonable that crossed roles situations--such as an arbitrator acting in a case where one of the parties' lawyer also acts as arbitrator in another case where the former arbitrator is the lawyer of one of the parties--may cause concern to the parties.
The program needs to attract more arbitrators, both lawyer volunteers and from arbitrator organizations, to handle cases, and needs more publicity so more clients and lawyers are willing to use the service, he said.
Nuances cognitive arbitrator solves this challenge by seamlessly connecting and integrating disparate virtual assistants, third-party services, and content via a single interface that spans the automotive, smart home, and Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem to complete complex tasks and enhance the user experience.
When a dispute concerns real estate interests, experienced appraisers are well-positioned to offer their expertise not only as valuation experts but also as decision makers in the role of arbitrator.
The information is available on a new section of FINRA's website: Our Commitment to Achieving Arbitrator and Mediator Diversity at FINRA.