Meaning of ARBITRARY in English

ARBITRARY

adj. 1 based on or derived from uninformed opinion or random choice; capricious. 2 despotic. arbitrarily adv. arbitrariness n.

[ L arbitrarius or F arbitraire (as ARBITER, -ARY(1)) ]

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