Word of the Day – Arbitrate

By July 8, 2017Word of the Day

Arbitrate (adj)

ah-bit-tray-t

(of an independent person or body) reach an authoritative judgement or settlement.

Mid 16th century: from Latin arbitrat- ‘judged’, from arbitrari, from arbiter ‘judge, supreme ruler’.

Example sentences

“The whole dilemma will need us to arbitrate!”

Word of the Day – Vestibule

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Vestibule (noun)

ves-tib-ool

An antechamber, hall, or lobby next to the outer door of a building.

Early 17th century (denoting the space in front of the main entrance of a classical Roman or Greek building): from French, or from Latin vestibulum ‘entrance court’.

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