- n. [法] 仲裁者；裁决人
- n. (Arbiter)人名；(英)阿比特
ar同前缀ad-, 去，往。词根bain，同词根ven, 走，-t，过去分词格，见acrobat。指走来充当裁判的第三个人。
- arbiter (n.)
- late 14c., from Old French arbitre or directly from Latin arbiter "one who goes somewhere (as witness or judge)," in classical Latin used of spectators and eye-witnesses, in law, "he who hears and decides a case, a judge, umpire, mediator;" from ad- "to" (see ad-) + baetere "to come, go." The specific sense of "one chosen by two disputing parties to decide the matter" is from 1540s. The earliest form of the word attested in English is the fem. noun arbitress (mid-14c.) "a woman who settles disputes."
- 1. He was the ultimate arbiter on both theological and political matters.
- 2. The law is the final arbiter of what is considered obscene.
- 3. Andrew was the arbiter of the disagreement.
- 4. He acted as arbiter.
- 5. He acted as an arbiter.
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