Origin of arbitration
Definition for arbitration (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for arbitration
After two years, the dispute ended with an arbitration ruling in favor of Savage.
The suit was tossed out of a Brooklyn courthouse because it was already ordered to arbitration by a California court.His Reputation Precedes Him: Dov Charney’s Blacklist|Justin Jones|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The case is being heard at the Permanent Court of Arbitration, also located in The Hague.
But when they came together in what worked like an arbitration process, they found common ground.
An appeals process also allows accused players to confront and question witnesses before an arbitration panel.Major League Baseball’s Planned Suspensions Are Already a Bust|David Roth|June 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The arbitration of bishops had the force of positive law, and judges were instructed to execute the episcopal decrees.Beacon Lights of History, Volume IV|John Lord
The treaty of arbitration must stipulate the principles according to which the arbitrators have to give their verdict.International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)|Lassa Francis Oppenheim
In 1872 he was counsel for the United States in the “Alabama” arbitration.
In the San Juan arbitration he displayed great versatility and skill, winning his case before the emperor with brilliant ease.
He named Professor Lammasch, who, as we have seen, had acted in the arbitration with Venezuela in 1903.
British Dictionary definitions for arbitration
Word Origin and History for arbitration
late 14c., "absolute decision," from Old French arbitracion, from Latin arbitrationem (nominative arbitratio) "judgment, will," noun of action from past participle stem of arbitrari "to be of an opinion, give a decision," from arbiter (see arbiter). Meaning "settlement of a dispute by a third party" is from 1630s.
Culture definitions for arbitration
The settling of disputes (especially labor disputes) between two parties by an impartial third party, whose decision the contending parties agree to accept. Arbitration is often used to resolve conflict diplomatically to prevent a more serious confrontation.