arbiter
ar·bi·ter /'är-bə-tər/ n [Latin, onlooker, arbitrator]: arbitrator

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

arbiter
I noun adjudicator, advisor, arbiter, arbitrator, determiner, disceptator, final authority, interagent, interceder, intercessor, intermediary, intermediate, intermediator, intervener, mediator, moderator, negotiant, negotiator, prescriber, recommender, reconciler, referee associated concepts: arbitrament, final arbiter II index arbitrator, eyewitness, go-between, intermediary, judge, juror, referee, umpire

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


arbiter
n.
A referee; someone appointed by a court to settle a dispute by the rules of law or equity. See also arbitrator

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


arbiter

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


arbiter
A person or entity that has the legal authority to decide disputes.
Category: If, When & Where to File a Lawsuit
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


arbiter
n. One called upon to decide a legal dispute outside of a court.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


arbiter
(Latin: One who attends something to view it as a spectator or witness.)
Any person who is given an absolute power to judge and rule on a matter in dispute.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


arbiter
[Latin, One who attends something to view it as a spectator or witness.] Any person who is given an absolute power to judge and rule on a matter in dispute.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

arbiter
n.
   in some jurisdictions the name for a referee appointed by the court to decide a question and report back to the court, which must confirm the arbiter's finding before it is binding on the parties.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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