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- 1. arbiter, supreme authority, expert
- usage: someone with the power to settle matters at will; "she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion"
- 2. arbiter, arbitrator, umpire, evaluator, judge
- usage: someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue; "the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature"; "the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants"; "an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case"
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