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English definition of “arbitrate”

arbitrate

verb [I/T]    /ˈɑr·bɪˌtreɪt/
to make a formal judgment to decide an argument : [T] A referee was hired to arbitrate the dispute . arbitrator    /ˈɑr·bɪˌtreɪ·t̬ər/ noun [C] (also arbiter) The independent arbitrator has the approval of both sides in the dispute .
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