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arbitrary

adjective  /ˈɑr·bɪˌtrer·i/ us  
based on a desire or idea or chance rather than reason: Her outfit was an arbitrary choice but was just perfect.
arbitrarily
adverb  /ˌɑr·bəˈtreər·ə·li/ us  
We didn’t think much about it, just arbitrarily decided to go to Italy.
arbitrariness
noun [U]  /ˌɑr·bəˈtreər·i·nəs/ us  
disapproving The arbitrariness of human nature infuriates me.
Translations of “arbitrary”
in Spanish arbitrario…
in French arbitraire…
in German willkürlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偶然, 任意的, 隨機的…
in Russian произвольный…
in Turkish keyfi, isteğe göre düzenlenen, rastgele…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偶然, 任意的, 随机的…
in Polish przypadkowy, arbitralny…
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