arbitrary - definition and synonyms

 
adjective 

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/ˈɑː(r)bɪtrəri/
  1. not based on any particular plan, or not done for any particular reason

    an arbitrary decision

    The selection of the 100 participants was completely arbitrary.

    1. a.
      used about actions that are considered to be unfair

      This is a country where arbitrary arrests are commonplace.

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derived word

arbitrarily

 

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/ˈɑː(r)bɪtrərəli/

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/ˌɑː(r)bɪˈtreərəli/
adverb
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