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arbitrary

  

      adj  
1    founded on or subject to personal whims, prejudices, etc.; capricious  
2    having only relative application or relevance; not absolute  
3    (of a government, ruler, etc.) despotic or dictatorial  
4      (Maths)   not representing any specific value  
an arbitrary constant     
5      (Law)   (esp. of a penalty or punishment) not laid down by statute; within the court's discretion  
     (C15: from Latin arbitrarius arranged through arbitration, uncertain)  
  arbitrarily      adv  
  arbitrariness      n  
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