decide between opposing parties
index arbitrate (adjudge)

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  • Union between Sweden and Norway — United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway Förenade konungarikena Sverige och Norge De forenede Kongeriger Norge og Sverige Personal union ← …   Wikipedia

  • arbitrate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. settle peacefully, adjust differences, smooth out, reconcile, employ diplomacy, bring before a referee, hear both sides, act as arbiter, referee, parley, placate, bring to terms, decide between opposing parties, intervene,… …   English dictionary for students

  • arbitrate — ar·bi·trate / är bə ˌtrāt/ vb trat·ed, trat·ing vt 1: to act as arbitrator for 2: to bring to arbitration for settlement agreed to arbitrate their dispute vi: to act as arbitrator ar·bi·tra·tive / ˌ …   Law dictionary

  • arbitrate — [c]/ˈabətreɪt / (say ahbuhtrayt) verb (arbitrated, arbitrating) –verb (t) 1. to submit to arbitration; settle by arbitration: *Optus Ltd has asked the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to arbitrate a dispute with rival Telstra Corp… …   Australian English dictionary

  • court — /kawrt, kohrt/, n. 1. Law. a. a place where justice is administered. b. a judicial tribunal duly constituted for the hearing and determination of cases. c. a session of a judicial assembly. 2. an area open to the sky and mostly or entirely… …   Universalium

  • Court — /kawrt, kohrt/, n. Margaret Smith, born 1942, Australian tennis player. * * * I In architecture, an outdoor room surrounded by buildings or walls. Courts have existed in all civilizations from the earliest recorded times. The small garden court… …   Universalium

  • arbitrate — arbitrative, adj. /ahr bi trayt /, v., arbitrated, arbitrating. v.t. 1. to decide as arbitrator or arbiter; determine. 2. to submit to arbitration; settle by arbitration: to arbitrate a dispute. v.i. 3. to act as arbitrator or arbiter; decide… …   Universalium

  • arbitrate — ar•bi•trate [[t]ˈɑr bɪˌtreɪt[/t]] v. trat•ed, trat•ing 1) to decide as arbitrator or arbiter 2) to submit to arbitration; settle by arbitration 3) to act as arbitrator or arbiter; decide between opposing or contending parties or sides 4) to… …   From formal English to slang

  • United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …   Universalium

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

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