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Word: arbitrate

Definition: act as judge (at the request of both sides)


Sentences Containing 'arbitrate'

Failing health together with his inability to have President Roosevelt arbitrate the German-Venezuelan dispute caused his resignation, and in 1903 he was succeeded by Baron Hermann Speck von Sternburg.
In its final form, the Spanish monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella were appointed to arbitrate future disputes and unresolved issues such as redress for damages caused by the recent invasions.
In January 1636, Vane had taken it upon himself to arbitrate a dispute between Winthrop and magistrate Thomas Dudley, and in May, despite his youth and inexperience, he was elected governor of the colony.
Instead of relying on K-Street (the lobbying industry) to arbitrate and prioritize the input of 300 million citizens, the arbitration process would be pushed down to the citizen level.
On May 6, 2009, while attempting to arbitrate a peaceful outcome in a clash between a disorderly political demonstration and the riot police, Maisashvili was shot by the riot police in the head with a rubber bullet.
This token-passing process is used to arbitrate access to the shared ring media.
Worse, another ambassador, Don Gutierre Gómez de Fuensalida, the Knight-Commander of Haro, sent to arbitrate between them was, according to Puebla, colluding with Don Pedro.
Zia went to Chittagong to arbitrate in a clash between the local leaders of his political party;Bangladesh Nationalist Party.

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