a person chosen to decide a dispute or settle differences, especially one formally empowered to examine the facts and decide the issue.

1400–50; late Middle English arbitratour < Late Latin; see arbitrate, -tor Unabridged
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early 15c., from O.Fr. arbitratour (13c.), from L. arbitratorem "a spectator, hearer, witness, judge," agent noun from arbitratus, pp. of arbitrari, from arbiter (see arbiter). The legal form of popular arbiter.
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The membership of cpr consists of companies, law firms, arbitrators, and mediators.
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