arbitrament

noun ar·bit·ra·ment \ är-ˈbi-trə-mənt \

Definition of arbitrament

1 archaic :the right or power of deciding
2 :the settling of a dispute by an arbiter
3 :the judgment given by an arbitrator

Origin and Etymology of arbitrament

Middle English arbitrement, borrowed from Anglo-French, from arbitrer "to reach a decision, pass judgment" + -ment -ment — more at arbitrage


Law Dictionary

arbitrament

noun ar·bit·ra·ment \ är-ˈbi-trə-mənt \

legal Definition of arbitrament

1 :the settling of a dispute by an arbitrator

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