mediate vs. arbitrate – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Mediate

Definition:

a non-binding process in which a third party person works with other parties to reach an agreement

Examples:

He mediated a settlement

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Arbitrate

Definition:

When a third-party hears evidence from other parties and makes a judgment or decision which is binding by all parties.

Examples:

He arbitrated in the family dispute

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