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arbiter

a person empowered to judge in a dispute; referee; arbitrator

arbiter

[′är·bəd·ər]
(computer science)
A computer unit that determines the priority sequence in which two or more processor inputs are connected to a single functional unit such as a multiplier or memory.
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If that happens, the NLRC Chairman, who under the law exercises exclusive administrative supervision over the NLRC and its regional branches and personnel, including the Labor Arbiters, could among others re-assign Labor Arbiters to branches or situations where their services are most needed," said Nograles.
au, Dickie Arbiters' book will give a "behind the scenes" look at the palace's goings-on during its "most turbulent" age in the history of the British monarchy's realm, which Arbiter called as "the most sensational and -salacious royal stories.
TAKE MATCH CLOCKS OFF BUSY ARBITERS I have been on the Fifa website to check the laws on adding additional time and won't bore you with all the details but one thing which isn't among the rules is: a referee can close his eyes, pick a number at random - but usually three or four - and make it up as he wants.
Among subjects to be discussed today is a report on the first meeting held at the beginning of August, 2013, as well as reports from the arbiters on the participating researches this year, and preparing final report for the award.
The fifth installment of the series, released in October, reveals a shift in Catholic opinion towards valuing the individual conscience in moral decision making, and away from dependence on church leaders as moral arbiters on issues like abortion, contraception, sex outside of marriage and homosexuality, with each of these categories scoring anywhere from five to n points higher in terms of the individual's right to decide what is ethical.
This bill aims to address unjustified and unnecessary contract bundling by increasing transparency, ensuring small-business contracting opportunities, and allowing small-business arbiters to appeal or protest agency bundling decisions.
Meanwhile, the federation is organising a one-week international course for chess arbiters, starting on January 24.
of Newcastle) and his contributors provide both theory and practical design solutions to keep clocks and arbiters of shared resources operating reliably.
It's telling that many of the blurbs for the book come from noted shareholder activists and ethics arbiters like Robert Monks, Charles Elson and attorneys Ira Millstein and Lucian Bebchuk.
Originating as a 2001 article in the Journal of International Arbitration, the purpose of this book is to analyze the substantive and procedural legal problems encountered by parties and arbiters in multi-contract, multiparty, and multi-issue arbitrations.
Perpetrators of hate crimes could become candidates for treatment," the Times explains, "and physicians would become arbiters of how to distinguish 'ordinary prejudice' from pathological bias.
Let's hope these institutions and all political actors--including the media, which plays a significant role in the nation's political transition--demonstrate maturity, so as not to transform the arbiters into arbitrary referees.