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arbitrarily

[ ahr-bi-trair-uh-lee ]
/ ˌɑr bɪˈtrɛər ə li /
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adverb

based on the judgment or will of an individual: The Fourth Amendment protects my right to not be arbitrarily searched.
without an apparent reason or pattern; randomly; capriciously: There is no need to stop living life to its fullest simply because we have reached some arbitrarily set age for what broader society calls “retirement.”

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Origin of arbitrarily

non·ar·bi·trar·i·ly, adverbun·ar·bi·trar·i·ly, adverb
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