arbitration and award

A plea raising the defense that the matter in suit has been previously settled by an arbitration.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • arbitration — arbitrational, adj. arbitrationist, n. /ahr bi tray sheuhn/, n. 1. the hearing and determining of a dispute or the settling of differences between parties by a person or persons chosen or agreed to by them: Rather than risk a long strike, the… …   Universalium

  • arbitration — A mode of settling differences through the investigation and determination, by one or more persons selected for the purpose, of some disputed matter submitted to them by the contending parties for decision and award, in lieu of a judicial… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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