arbitrator n
A cook that leaves Arby's to work at McDonald's.

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  • arbitrator — ar·bi·tra·tor / är bə ˌtrā tər/ n: an impartial person or group that is given the power by disputing parties to resolve their dispute compare mediator Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • arbitrator — (n.) early 15c., from O.Fr. arbitratour (13c.), from L. arbitrator a spectator, hearer, witness, judge, agent noun from pp. stem of arbitrari, from arbiter (see ARBITER (Cf. arbiter)). The legal form of popular arbiter; in modern usage, an… …   Etymology dictionary

  • arbitrator — [n] settler of a dispute adjudicator, arbiter, fixer, go between, holdout, judge, maven, mediator, middleperson, referee, umpire; concepts 348,359 …   New thesaurus

  • arbitrator's award — n: the decision an arbitrator makes concerning a dispute – called also arbitrament; Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • 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}. [1913 Webster] 2. One who has the power of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arbitrator — [är′bə trāt΄ər] n. 1. a person selected to judge a dispute; arbiter, esp. one, as in collective bargaining negotiations, named with the consent of both sides 2. a person authorized to judge or decide …   English World dictionary

  • arbitrator — n. a person appointed to settle a dispute; an arbiter. Derivatives: arbitratorship n. Etymology: ME f. LL (as ARBITRATION, OR(1)) …   Useful english dictionary

  • arbitrator — n. 1. Arbiter, umpire, judge, referee. 2. Arbiter, determiner, controller, ruler, master, sovereign, lord, director, governor …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • arbitrator — n negotiator, bargainer, reconciler, peacemaker, Obs. arbitrer; go between, intermediary, mediator, intercessor; arbiter, arbitress, judge, determiner, decider, adjudicator; moderator, umpire, referee, linesman …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • arbitrator — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. judge, referee, umpire, mediator. See judgment, compromise. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. arbiter, referee, mediator; see judge 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. judge, middleman. see arbiter IV (Roget… …   English dictionary for students

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