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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arbitrator  \Ar"bi*tra`tor\,  n.  [L.,  fr  arbitrari:  cf  F. 
  arbitrateur.] 
  1.  A  person,  or  one  of  two  or  more  persons,  chosen  by  parties 
  who  have  a  controversy,  to  determine  their  differences. 
  See  {Arbitration}. 
 
  2.  One  who  has  the  power  of  deciding  or  prescribing  without 
  control;  a  ruler;  a  governor. 
 
  Though  Heaven  be  shut,  And  Heaven's  high  Arbitrators 
  sit  secure.  --Milton. 
 
  Masters  of  their  own  terms  and  arbitrators  of  a 
  peace.  --Addison. 
 
  Syn:  Judge;  umpire;  referee;  arbiter.  See  {Judge}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arbitrator 
  n  :  someone  chosen  to  judge  and  decide  a  disputed  issue  [syn:  {arbiter}] 




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