arbitrary rule

arbitrary rule
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  • arbitrary — 01. Application of the death penalty is much too [arbitrary] to be allowed in a civilized society. 02. The government has been terrorizing people through [arbitrary] arrests and indefinite detentions. 03. If you don t explain your marking system… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • rule of law — 1: an authoritative legal doctrine, principle, or precept applied to the facts of an appropriate case adopting the rule of law that is most persuasive in light of precedent, reason and policy Wright v. Wright, 904 P.2d 403 (1995) 2: government by …   Law dictionary

  • arbitrary — ar·bi·trary / är bə ˌtrer ē/ adj 1: depending on individual discretion (as of a judge) and not fixed by standards, rules, or law the manner of punishment is arbitrary 2 a: not restrained or limited in the exercise of power an arbitrary government …   Law dictionary

  • Rule of St. Benedict — • Lengthy article on the text of the Rule and its composition, some analysis, and practical application Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rule of St. Benedict     Rule of St. Benedict …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Arbitrary arrest and detention — Arbitrary arrest and detention, or (AAD), is the arrest and detention of an individual in a case in which there is no likelihood or evidence that he or she committed a crime against legal statute, or in which there has been no proper due process… …   Wikipedia

  • Rule of law — The rule of law, in its most basic form, is the principle that no one is above the law. Thomas Paine stated in his pamphlet Common Sense (1776): For as in absolute governments the king is law, so in free countries the law ought to be king; and… …   Wikipedia

  • rule — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 what you can or cannot do, say, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ basic, cardinal, first, fundamental, golden ▪ ground rules ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • arbitrary — /ˈabətrəri / (say ahbuhtruhree), /ˈabətri / (say ahbuhtree) adjective 1. subject to individual will or judgement; discretionary. 2. not attributable to any rule or law; accidental: *the only significance her smile could have had was that of an… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • rule of law — noun a state of order in which events conform to the law • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑order * * * 1. : a legal rule : a determination of the applicable rule as distinguished from a finding of fact 2. : adherence to due process of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • arbitrary — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)bɪtri, AM treri[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe an action, rule, or decision as arbitrary, you think that it is not based on any principle, plan, or system. It often seems unfair because of this. Arbitrary arrests and… …   English dictionary

  • arbitrary — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ADVERB ▪ completely, entirely, purely, quite (esp. BrE), totally, wholly …   Collocations dictionary


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