arbitrament

noun
ar·​bit·​ra·​ment | \ är-ˈbi-trə-mənt How to pronounce arbitrament (audio) \

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

First Known Use of arbitrament

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for arbitrament

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

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“Arbitrament.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arbitrament. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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arbitrament

noun
ar·​bit·​ra·​ment | \ är-ˈbi-trə-mənt How to pronounce arbitrament (audio) \

Legal Definition of arbitrament

1 : the settling of a dispute by an arbitrator

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