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ad arbitrium

[ ahd ahr-bi-tree-oo m; English ad ahr-bi-tree-uh m ]
/ ɑd ɑrˈbɪ triˌʊm; English æd ɑrˈbɪ tri əm /
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adverb Latin.

at pleasure; at will.

Nearby words

acyloin, acyltransferase, acystia, ad, ad absurdum, ad arbitrium, ad astra per aspera, ad captandum vulgus, ad damnum, ad eundem gradum, ad extremum

Origin of ad arbitrium

literally, at (one's) control or decision
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for arbitrium

  • The “arbitrium popularis auræ” was pleased to declare itself against ears and tails.

    Every Boy's Book: A Complete Encyclopdia of Sports and Amusements|Various
  • The terminus is always a known and definite point: it is not accidental, nor dependent upon the arbitrium of the mover.

    Aristotle|George Grote