Arbitrarily - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɑːrbəˈtrerəli|  American pronunciation of the word arbitrarily
Brit.  |ɑːbɪˈtrɛrəli|  British pronunciation of the word arbitrarily

adverb

- in a random manner (syn: haphazardly, indiscriminately, randomly, willy-nilly)

Examples

Their rights have been arbitrarily invaded by the present House of Commons.

An arbitrary number has been assigned to each district.

I don't know why I chose that one; it was a completely arbitrary decision.

Although arbitrary arrests are illegal, they continue to occur in many parts of the country.

They've arrogated to themselves the power to change the rules arbitrarily.

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