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 for Arbitrating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Arbitrate \Ar"bi*trate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Arbitrated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Arbitrating.] [L. arbitratus, p. p. of
     arbitrari to be a hearer or beholder of something, to make a
     decision, to give judgment, fr. arbiter. See Arbiter.]
     1. To hear and decide, as arbitrators; as, to choose to
        arbitrate a disputed case.
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     2. To decide, or determine generally. --South.
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              There shall your swords and lances arbitrate
              The swelling difference of your settled hate.
                                                    --Shak.
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