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Synonyms for arbitrary

Synonyms for arbitrary

determined or marked by whim or caprice rather than reason

based on individual judgment or discretion

Antonyms for arbitrary

based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice

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In other words, some of the information presented in a text may be irrelevant or arbitrary to the main relational structure (Brewer, 1980; Graesser, Singer, & Trabasso, 1994; Lorch, 1995; Sorrells & Britton, 1998; Wade, 1992).
Department of State this week made a similar warning to its citizens, saying Americans planning to visit Turkey should reconsider plans due to "terrorism and arbitrary detentions".
These are unilateral, abusive, arbitrary measures that are impacting citizens and expats in Qatar," Marri added.
New Delhi [India] Dec 21 ( ANI ): Reserving his comments on the 2008 2G spectrum scam case judgement, Union Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha on Thursday said the allocations were "faulty, arbitrary and corrupt".
The United Nations yesterday urged the Sri Lankan government to urgentlyimplement reforms to end war-time arbitrary detention and strengthenindependent monitoring of tough legislation.
According to an official press release by the ministry of foreign affairs that was delivered to VenezuelaAaAaAeAcAaAaAeA@1/4AaAaAeAnAaAaAeA s embassy to Palestine, Ve President Nicolas Maduro condemned the arbitrary decision made by the US to recognize Jerusalem as IsraelAaAaAeAcAaAaAeA@1/4AaAaAeAnAaAaAeA s capital and move the US to Jerusalem.
3, 2013, the Department of Justice recommended that only Baliaga be indicted for arbitrary detention.
By: Fatma Al-Wahaidy CAIRO -- 8 June 2017: The Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, called on Wednesday for gender-based killings to be recognized as a form of arbitrary execution.
the most stringent requirements of fair trial and due process, or could otherwise be considered an arbitrary execution," they said in a statement issued Wednesday by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
Summary: The Labor Ministry Friday warned companies against laying off their staff in an arbitrary manner.
GENEVA, Feb 05 (KUNA) -- The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention called Friday on the Swedish and British authorities to end Assange's deprivation of liberty, respect his physical integrity and freedom of movement, and enable him the right to compensation.
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The Right of an Alien to Be Protected Against Arbitrary Expulsion in International Law
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