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[ahr-bi-truh-buh l] /ˈɑr bɪ trə bəl/
capable of arbitration; subject to the decision of an arbiter or arbitrator:
an arbitrable dispute.
Origin of arbitrable
1525-35; (< Middle French) < Latin arbitr(ārī) to decide (see arbitrate) + -able
Related forms
nonarbitrable, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The only matter submitted to arbitration was whether the grievance was arbitrable.
  • We reverse in part and affirm in part, holding that neither grievance is arbitrable.
  • Doubts and ambiguities regarding the parties' intent or the scope of arbitrable issues will be resolved in favor of arbitration.
  • The first question to be placed before the arbitrator will be whether or not the alleged grievance is arbitrable.
  • At that hearing, the company took the position that the matter was not arbitrable because it was a jurisdictional dispute.
  • Issues covered the full spectrum of arbitrable matters.

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