arbitrament

Part of speech: noun

Decision by an arbiter.

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Usage examples "arbitrament":

  1. I said that I was quite willing to leave the whole matter to the arbitrament of the people. - "A Son of the Immortals", Louis Tracy.
  2. The proposal to him to accept the designation for the performance of this friendly office will be made at an early day, and the United States, relying upon the justice of their cause, will cheerfully commit the arbitrament of it to a prince equally distinguished for the independence of his spirit, his indefatigable assiduity to the duties of his station, and his inflexible personal probity. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. The action of the United States indicated that the hopes of the people ran to the reorganization of the world in such a way as would substitute the arbitrament of courts for that of war. - "The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series", Carl Russell Fish.