arbitrator arbitrator  /ˈɑr bɪ ˌtreɪ tər/


  • (n) someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue



  1. The arbitrator's ruling in the Guillen case suddenly carries enormous consequences for the players named in the report.
  2. But it agreed to let an arbitrator, appointed by the American Arbitration Association, decide.
  3. Some couples agree to turn over important unresolved disputes to an impartial arbitrator.


  1. Kensington must fund study of garbage fees, arbitrator rules

    KENSINGTON -- An arbitrator has instructed the board that oversees this community's police department and garbage services to spend about $25,000 on a study to determine if its garbage collection company is entitled to a rate increase.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: El Cerrito Journal

  2. Boston cop reinstated after second firing

    An arbitrator has reinstated a Boston police officer after ruling that the testimony of a former Middlesex sheriff’s deputy — already paid $1.4 million in damages by the city — that he was choked by the cop was “not credible” and “not truthful.”
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Arbitrator: Ric Perry violated contract clause on accepted business practices, but not moral turpitude

    In having an affair with his human resources director, former Portage Public Schools Superintendent Ric Perry violated commonly accepted business ethics and practices, an arbitrator ruled in an eight-page decision announced Wednesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Kalamazoo Gazette


  1. "I've also spoken with Commissioner Goodell a couple of times this week, in hopes that he could be some sort of arbitrator in this," Favre said. "I hope he can be."
    on Jul 27, 2008 By: Brett Favre Source:

  2. "I strongly disagree with arbitrator Das' decision today," Selig said in a statement.
    on Aug 9, 2005 By: Bud Selig Source: USA Today

  3. "Unfortunately, I wasn't able to explain to the arbitrator how the banned substance entered my body," Palmeiro said Monday.
    on Aug 1, 2005 By: Rafael Palmeiro Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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