Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 1 decade ago

what does alternative dispute resolution mean?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Settling a dispute without a full, formal trial. Methods include mediation, conciliation, arbitration, and settlement, among others

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  • 1 decade ago

    There are ways to resolve disagreements that are what we call normal channels. i.e you could go to court and sue. OR you can opt to try a different route, usually by having someone else (an arbiter) hear the problem and make a ruling that is binding on the two parties.

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