Commentary: ARBITRATION[+event] arbitrament, arbitrement - the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgement
They submitted their disagreement to arbitration.
Arbitration in the school is handled by the administration.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: ARBITRATION[+event] (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)
The arbitration is scheduled for August 1st.
They're hoping to settle this dispute quickly in arbitration.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)