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Alternative Dispute Resolution
alternative dispute resolution n
: a forum or means for resolving disputes (as arbitration or private judging) that exists outside the state or federal judicial system
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.