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used in Atlas Shrugged

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someone who settles disputes — often because of reputation


someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
  • Judge Narragansett is to act as our arbiter, hi case of disagreements.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (93% in)
  • And when men live by trade-with reason, not force, as their final arbiter-it is the best product that wins, the best performance, the man of best judgment and highest ability-and the degree of a man's productiveness is the degree of his reward.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (74% in)
  • When I disagree with a rational man, I let reality be our final arbiter; if I am right, he will learn; if I am wrong, I will; one of us will win, but both will profit.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (32% in)

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