Definition of 'arbiter'
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The treasurer is the final arbiter on mergers and takeovers involving foreign companies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was the final arbiter of right and wrong. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)He does not promote himself as a moral arbiter. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What we did not know until this week is that he is an arbiter of taste. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My wife has always been the arbiter of taste in our house. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was the sole arbiter of taste. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was knighted and for twenty years was the arbiter of artistic taste. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)The court would be the final arbiter of any legal challenge to the election result on grounds of fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The court is always the final arbiter and it would be slow to deny a patient redress for negligent innovative treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The margin matters, although in itself it is not the final arbiter of team performance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As an arbiter of style and etiquette, could you please help me with a dilemma. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And then, because the administration usually reserves the right to be the final arbiter of such matters, the faculty member is fired. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'arbiter'
British English: arbiter NOUN
An arbiter is a person or institution that judges and settles a quarrel between two other people or groups.
...an arbiter of legal disputes
Definition of arbiter from the Collins English Dictionary
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