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arbiter

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɑːbɪtər/
someone whose opinion has a lot of influence: arbiter of fashion/style/taste He rose from polite but humble beginnings to become an arbiter of taste and manners.
LAW a person or organization that has the power to make a decision about what is acceptable or legal: the final/sole/ultimate arbiter It is the country's parliament which remains the final arbiter of which laws are passed and in what form.
Translations of “arbiter”
in Spanish Àrbitro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 仲裁人,公斷人,裁決人, 權威人士…
in Russian арбитр…
in Turkish hakem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仲裁人,公断人,裁决人, 权威人士…
in Polish rozjemca, arbiter…
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