ar•bi•tratePronunciation: (är'bi-trāt"), [key]
—v., -trat•ed, -trat•ing.
to decide as arbitrator or arbiter; determine.
to submit to arbitration; settle by arbitration: to arbitrate a dispute.
to act as arbitrator or arbiter; decide between opposing or contending parties or sides.
to submit a matter to arbitration.
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