alternative dispute resolution

Definition of "alternative dispute resolution"
  1. A method used to settle disagreements outside of the state or federal court systems, such as through arbitration or private judgment
How to use "alternative dispute resolution" in a sentence
  1. The company encourages alternative dispute resolution to settle conflicts quickly and efficiently.
  2. Alternative dispute resolution was suggested to avoid the potential high costs of a courtroom litigation.
  3. Mediation, a type of alternative dispute resolution, was used to find a compromise between the two parties.

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