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dispute settlement by third party adjudication , arbitration , mediation
dispute and argument altercation , contretemps , ruction
decision maker in dispute arbiter
dispute, to settle or resolve arbitrate , conciliate , mediate
(law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management) arbitration
settlement of dispute by middle party chosen by sides arbitration , mediation
neutral person working out dispute arbitrator , go-between , intermediary , ombudsman
dispute, mediator in arbitrator , intermediary , moderator
verbal dispute; a wrangling argument argle-bargle , argy-bargy
contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement arguing , argument , contention , contestation , controversy , disceptation , disputation , tilt
subject of a dispute bone of contention
evidence not bearing directly on the fact in dispute circumstantial evidence
evidence providing only a basis for inference about the fact in dispute circumstantial evidence , indirect evidence
evidence (usually the testimony of a witness) directly related to the fact in dispute direct evidence
dispute and difference of opinion dissention , variance
dispute, causing divisive
angry dispute dustup , quarrel , row , run-in , words , wrangle
dispute, involved in a embroiled
intense verbal dispute fight
dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution Gulf War , Iran-Iraq War
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