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arbitration
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  • One night they had guests-the headmistress of Lara's school, several fellow teachers of her husband's, the member of an arbitration court on which Pavel Pavlovich too had recently served, and a few others.   (source)
    arbitration = an official process of solving a disagreement with the help of an impartial referee
  • With rumors of violence and military dictatorship rife, Congress determined upon arbitration by a supposedly nonpartisan Electoral Commission—and Lucius Lamar, confident that an objective inquiry would demonstrate the palpable fraud of the Republican case, agreed to this solution to prevent a recurrence of the tragic conflict which had so aged his spirit and broadened his outlook.   (source)
  • He was a sort of head hound, and it was his business to take them out every day for walks, to pull thorns out of their feet, keep cankers out of their ears, bind the smaller bones that got dislocated, dose them for worms, isolate and nurse them in distemper, arbitrate in their quarrels and to sleep curled up among them at night.   (source)
    arbitrate = decide impartially
  • —a woman who, if she had had the fortitude to bear sorrow and trouble, might have risen to actual stardom in the role of the matriarch arbitrating from the fireside corner of a crone the pride and destiny of her family,   (source)
    arbitrating = acting as a judge
  • For two weeks they studied, debated, and arbitrated the list of guests.   (source)
    arbitrated = decided
  • Courts of arbitration—the very idea!   (source)
    arbitration = an official process of solving a disagreement with the help of an impartial referee
  • They made an offer to submit the whole question at issue to arbitration; and at the end of ten days the unions accepted it, and the strike was called off.   (source)
  • He took several swift strides across the porch; he held out his hands to Stillwell as if to indicate the hopelessness of intelligent and reasonable arbitration; he looked at Madeline with a glance eloquent of his regret that he could not handle the situation to please her.   (source)
    arbitration = the process of solving a disagreement with the help of an impartial referee
  • ...he maintains, for instance, that district councils and arbitration boards are all of no use, and he is unwilling to take part in anything.   (source)
    arbitration = regarding the process of solving a disagreement with the help of an impartial referee
  • My task was a very hard one; but, as I was absolutely resolved — as my cousins saw at length that my mind was really and immutably fixed on making a just division of the property — as they must in their own hearts have felt the equity of the intention; and must, besides, have been innately conscious that in my place they would have done precisely what I wished to do — they yielded at length so far as to consent to put the affair to arbitration.   (source)
    arbitration = the process of solving a disagreement with the help of an impartial referee
  • In this way it came to his knowledge that Mr. Garth had carried the man to Stone Court in his gig; and Mr. Hawley in consequence took an opportunity of seeing Caleb, calling at his office to ask whether he had time to undertake an arbitration if it were required, and then asking him incidentally about Raffles.   (source)
    arbitration = an official process of solving a disagreement with the help of an impartial referee
  • The first characteristic of judicial power in all nations is the duty of arbitration.   (source)
  • Courts of arbitration are goody-goody nonsense, of course.   (source)
  • ...now the business of the dam had been settled by arbitration,   (source)
  • MacCann began to speak with fluent energy of the Tsar's rescript, of Stead, of general disarmament arbitration in cases of international disputes, of the signs of the times, of the new humanity and the new gospel of life which would make it the business of the community to secure as cheaply as possible the greatest possible happiness of the greatest possible number.   (source)
  • A bourgeois court of arbitration that decides questions of life and death, ascertains God's will, and ordains the course of history.   (source)
  • The main thing is that above the positive law of nation-states there arises a universal law with a higher jurisdiction, which allows disputed questions between parties to be settled by courts of arbitration.   (source)
  • Frivolous conflicts multiplied throughout the Berghof, with recriminations exchanged right in front of the authorities, who attempted to arbitrate but could themselves lapse into bellowing abuse with frightful ease.   (source)
    arbitrate = act as an impartial judge
  • Dix had been brought to his senses by arbitration, and Wakem's advice had not carried him far.   (source)
    arbitration = an official process of solving a disagreement with the help of an impartial referee
  • …officers were charged with the administration of vacant inheritances, and with the arbitration of litigated landmarks;   (source)
  • Apparently he was not disappointed, for he presently said, "I know what I'll do: I'll talk it over wi' Riley; he's coming to-morrow, t' arbitrate about the dam."   (source)
    arbitrate = act as a judge in a disagreement
  • The Supreme Court decides upon the evidence of the fact as well as upon the law of the case, whereas the Cour de Cassation does not pronounce a decision of its own, but refers the cause to the arbitration of another tribunal.   (source)
    arbitration = decision
  • It 'ud be a help to me wi' these lawsuits, and arbitrations, and things.†   (source)
  •   Give me some present counsel, or, behold,
      'Twixt my extremes and me this bloody knife
      Shall play the umpire, arbitrating that
      Which the commission of thy years and art
      Could to no issue of true honour bring.   (source)
    arbitrating = deciding
  • Struggle for life is the law of existence but human philirenists, notably the tsar and the king of England, have invented arbitration.   (source)
    arbitration = an official process of solving a disagreement with the help of an impartial referee
  • ...the peace-talk with the Iroquois the aborigines, the calumet, the pipe of good-will, arbitration, and indorsement,   (source)
    arbitration = the process of solving a disagreement with the help of an impartial referee
  • In the end they, as officers of justice, settled the question by arbitration in such a manner that both sides were, if not perfectly contented, at least to some extent satisfied;   (source)
  • Thoughts speculative their unsure hopes relate;
    But certain issue strokes must arbitrate:
    Towards which advance the war.   (source)
    arbitrate = decide
  • The extreme parts of time extremely forms
    All causes to the purpose of his speed,
    And often at his very loose decides
    That which long process could not arbitrate:   (source)
  • "Certes," quoth Prudence, "it is an hard thing, and right perilous, that a man put him all utterly in the arbitration and judgement and in the might and power of his enemy."   (source)
    arbitration = decision
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