non·​ar·​bi·​trary | \ ˌnän-ˈär-bə-ˌtrer-ē How to pronounce nonarbitrary (audio) , -ˌtre-rē\

Definition of nonarbitrary

: not arbitrary a nonarbitrary choice

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nonarbitrariness noun

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In search of nonarbitrary outcomes, social scientists proffered different ways to conduct votes. Michael M. Weinstein, New York Times, "Kenneth Arrow, Nobel-Winning Economist Whose Influence Spanned Decades, Dies at 95," 21 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of nonarbitrary

1832, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonarbitrary was in 1832

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non·​ar·​bi·​trary | \ ˌnän-ˈär-bə-ˌtrer-ē\

Legal Definition of nonarbitrary

: not arbitrary

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