Arbitrament



the act of ; .
the decision or sentence pronounced by an arbiter.
the power of absolute and final decision.
Historical Examples

To acquire creditors is not at the disposure of each man’s arbitrament.
Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete. Francois Rabelais

If so, what fairer test of courage will you propose than the arbitrament of war—the war just ended?
Hellenica Xenophon

Of course all who subscribe to this renunciation of self-defence must join in efforts to abolish the arbitrament of War.
Charles Sumner; his complete works; Volume 2 (of 20) Charles Sumner

Yet he knew that this was a matter which must be left to the arbitrament of time.
The Invader Margaret L. Woods

She had decided upon nothing,—leaving in fact the arbitrament of her faith in the hands of the man who had now come to see her.
Lady Anna Anthony Trollope

Like the Laws of the Duel, they should yield to some arbitrament of reason.
Charles Sumner; his complete works; Volume 2 (of 20) Charles Sumner

It was inevitable that Carver should undervalue moral suasion; a military man, he recognized only the arbitrament of brute force.
The Argus Pheasant John Charles Beecham

There are propositions which do not lend themselves to the arbitrament of logic with men.
The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail Ralph Connor

But the arbitrament of the vote did not allay the suspicions of the Opposition.
Mr. Punch’s History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV. Charles L. Graves

We had the right as sovereign States to submit to the arbitrament of war.
The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6 Various

noun
the decision or award made by an arbitrator upon a disputed matter
the power or authority to pronounce such a decision
another word for arbitration

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