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noun [uncountable] arbitration pronunciation in American English /ˌɑrbɪˈtreɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. the official process of trying to settle a disagreement between two people or groups by considering all the facts and opinions
    go to arbitration (=use arbitration):

    Some salary claims will go to arbitration.


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