arbitress

[ ahr-bi-tris ]
/ ˈɑr bɪ trɪs /
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noun

a woman who is an arbiter.

Nearby words

  1. arbitration bar,
  2. arbitration, the,
  3. arbitrator,
  4. arbitrement,
  5. arbitrer,
  6. arblay,
  7. arblay, d',
  8. arbor,
  9. arbor day,
  10. arbor vitae

Origin of arbitress

1300–50; Middle English < Middle French arbitresse, equivalent to arbitre arbit(e)r + -esse -ess

Usage note

See -ess.

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arbitress

/ (ˈɑːbɪtrɪs) /

noun

a female arbitrator
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