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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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adj.
a person with more power or authority than others
Eg.: Your father is one of the dominant man in his section because he is boss.
n.
dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt
exp.
The rights of ownership and power for transference of one’s web assets belong to the individual.
[Tech.]
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
n.
computation device whose processing power is derived from the application of quantum physics phenomena
[Tech.]

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