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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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1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
leaked documents from a law firm managing offshore companies in Panama and involving famous people
[Pol.] The Panama Papers are leaked documents that detail financial and attorney–client information for more than 214,488 offshore entities. They belonged to Mossack Fonseca.
law of evolution, only the fittest survive, the ones that can adapt
state securities laws
message containing legal threats (often grounded on fictive laws) sent on the purpose of intimidating the receiver
formed of "cartoon" and "attorney"
relating to, involving, or dealing with abstract, general, or universal statements or laws
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