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1 : an agreement to submit a dispute to and abide by the decision of an arbitrator [an award falls within the general rule that acts of arbitrators must…be coextensive with the "Albert v. Goor, 218 P.2d 736 (1950)"]
2 : an act of submitting something [upon of a properly completed memorandum "J. H. Friedenthal et al."]
: something submitted
3 : an act of submitting to the authority or control of another
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.