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arbitrement

[ahr-bi-truh-muh nt] /ɑrˈbɪ trə mənt/
noun

arbitrament

or arbitrement

[ahr-bi-truh-muh nt] /ɑrˈbɪ trə mənt/
noun
1.
the act of arbitrating; arbitration.
2.
the decision or sentence pronounced by an arbiter.
3.
the power of absolute and final decision.
Origin of arbitrament
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin arbitrāmentum, equivalent to Latin arbitrā() to arbitrate + -mentum -ment; replacing Middle English arbitrement < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin
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  • I will not abide by the arbitrement of a Pope who has dared to affix a curse upon freedom.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Expect no more Sanction of warning voice or sign from me, Free of thy own arbitrement to choose, Discreet, judicious.

  • That he and I with the fellows wold stand to the arbitrement of the sayd Mr. Damport, after his next return hither from London.

British Dictionary definitions for arbitrement

arbitrament

/ɑːˈbɪtrəmənt/
noun
1.
the decision or award made by an arbitrator upon a disputed matter
2.
the power or authority to pronounce such a decision
3.
another word for arbitration
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