[ahr-bi-truh-muh nt]



or ar·bit·re·ment

[ahr-bi-truh-muh nt]


the decision or sentence pronounced by an arbiter.
the power of absolute and final decision.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for arbitrement

Historical Examples of arbitrement

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

  • 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



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