private judging


Definition of private judging

: a type of alternative dispute resolution in which a private judge is appointed to preside over the presentation of a case and make a binding order

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of private judging

1980, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about private judging

Time Traveler for private judging

Time Traveler

The first known use of private judging was in 1980

See more words from the same year

Statistics for private judging

Cite this Entry

“Private judging.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

Comments on private judging

What made you want to look up private judging? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!