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Definition of arbitrate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they arbitrate
he / she / it arbitrates
past simple arbitrated
-ing form arbitrating
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to officially settle an argument or a disagreement between two people or groups arbitrate (in/on) (something) to arbitrate in a dispute arbitrate between A and B A committee was created to arbitrate between management and the unions.
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