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arbitrement

[ahr-bi-truh-muh nt]
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arbitrament

or ar·bit·re·ment

[ahr-bi-truh-muh nt]
noun
  1. the act of arbitrating; arbitration.
  2. the decision or sentence pronounced by an arbiter.
  3. the power of absolute and final decision.
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Origin of arbitrament

1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin arbitrāmentum, equivalent to Latin arbitrā(rī) to arbitrate + -mentum -ment; replacing Middle English arbitrement < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin
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Examples from the Web for arbitrement

Historical Examples

  • Expect no more Sanction of warning voice or sign from me, Free of thy own arbitrement to choose, Discreet, judicious.

    The Vision of Purgatory, Complete

    Dante Alighieri

  • That he and I with the fellows wold stand to the arbitrement of the sayd Mr. Damport, after his next return hither from London.

  • I will not abide by the arbitrement of a Pope who has dared to affix a curse upon freedom.

    Harold, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton


British Dictionary definitions for arbitrement

arbitrament

noun
  1. the decision or award made by an arbitrator upon a disputed matter
  2. the power or authority to pronounce such a decision
  3. another word for arbitration
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