a person chosen to decide a dispute or settle differences, especially one formally empowered to examine the facts and decide the issue.
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How to use arbitrator in a sentence
Towns that want to cut costs can face state arbitrators that may side with the unions.How the Police Bank Millions Through Their Union Contracts | by Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press, and Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
Two school buildings are unable to open Tuesday because the arbitrator found that the proper reopening protocol, which requires teachers and parents to participate in an extensive building walk through, was not followed.D.C. seeks a temporary restraining order against teachers union to order that teachers stop discussing a strike | Perry Stein | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Following counterprotests, the two officers were reinstated by an arbitrator.Portland police threw dead possums at her family’s restaurant in 1981. Now she’s running for mayor. | Monica Rodman | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
Google fears that publishers will overvalue their own content as a tactic, forcing arbitration where arbitrators would be able to impose content-licensing fees on the company without a right to appeal.Google to launch ‘enhanced news storytelling’ project with licensed content | Greg Sterling | August 20, 2020 | Search Engine Land
The parties can appoint the arbitrator or they can be assigned arbitrators by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.Explained: Google’s tussle in Australia over paying publishers for news | Lara O'Reilly | August 19, 2020 | Digiday
They preferred having an independent arbitrator in place to hear any and all appeals.
Their main role is to keep each other in check so he can be the final arbitrator or judge.
The Getty in turn filed motions to keep Turner from discussing any of this, which the presiding arbitrator rejected.
I was proud of my début as an arbitrator, especially as it was rewarded by, what seemed to me then, a very handsome fee.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
Want of union, want of mutual assistance, want of a common arbitrator to resort to in their differences.
Here is the duty of arbitrator and peacemaker, but no power or control.Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume XI (of 20) | Charles Sumner
Yes, very likely there would be if they had not appointed me as arbitrator.The Corsican Brothers | Alexandre Dumas
The two have a sharp dispute, which is summed up by sop as arbitrator.Swift | Leslie Stephen