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Synonyms for umpirage

mediation by an umpire

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the act of umpiring

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A good referee must have the ethics of a doctor, the blood of a thief, the physical qualities of an athlete, be outgoing and devoted to the religion of umpirage.
So, we can conclude the fact that the referees on this level have a certain experience in the field of umpirage.
Europeans will continue to stand for a vision of the international system based on cooperation and not on domination, will seek in the world at large approaches that rely on "the umpirage of reason rather than of force," and will likely remain sufficiently cohesive in union as to constitute a good lesson to mankind in the advantages of their distinctive approach to the settlement of conflict.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), which includes negotiation, mediation and arbitration (see box) may appear trendy, but the roots of Arbiters and Umpirage are based on centuries old customs.
In all of this, I disregard how the will of the association is to elicited, or constituted, or expressed, and subscribe to a tradition of government that goes beyond, in Oakeshott's terms, mere umpirage and the provision of a "stable means of exchange, namely a reliable coinage," to a conception in which "government .