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nonarbitrary

(ˌnɒnˈɑːbɪtrɪ)
adj
not arbitrary or capricious
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Adj.1.nonarbitrary - not subject to individual determination
arbitrary - based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice; "an arbitrary decision"; "the arbitrary rule of a dictator"; "an arbitrary penalty"; "of arbitrary size and shape"; "an arbitrary choice"; "arbitrary division of the group into halves"
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In contrast to such arbitrarily applicable relational responding, relational responding that is dependent on physical features of environmental stimuli is termed "nonarbitrary."
The absolute model postulates disorder to be the lacking of some nonarbitrary standard.
Weather is what conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere 'behaves' over relatively long periods of time." What NASA doesn't point out is that there is no nonarbitrary basis for distinguishing between the two.
But such distinctions need to emerge in a nonarbitrary way from within the framework of cosmological explanation, or else they become seriously question-begging.
A financial investment decision, then, requires knowledge of the marginal price the investor can just barely accept without suffering an economic loss as prerequisite for a nonarbitrary valuation (Herbener and Rapp, 2016, pp.
If it is the case that a given religion (1) understands God as an essentially reasonable being, (2) views this rational Divinity as lying at the beginning of the universe as the ultimate source of causality, (3) regards this God as having endowed man with the light of reason, and (4) holds that human reason thus lends itself to knowledge of this Divinity, then such a God will presumably expect that religion's adherents also to act reasonably, that is, in a nonarbitrary manner.
For future research direction for these two scales, we need to find these external referents to test if its metric is, in Blanton and Jaccard's word, "nonarbitrary".
The diagnosis of this disease is nowadays based only on clinical features and, for this reason, a simple and nonarbitrary marker of disease is attractive.
For future research direction for SSEDS, we need to find these external referents to test if its metric is, in Blanton and Jaccard's word, nonarbitrary. One surefire way to accomplish this is to administer SSEDS to two groups of respondents, one group consists of people clinically diagnosed as suffering from high stress, and the other group is free from this malady.
Table 1 Classifications of numbers Type of number Examples Nominal (names) Gender, city, profession Ordinal (order) Likert data, avenue numbers Interval (equal distance between IQ, temperature points, no "zero") Integer, counting, ratio (grounded Age, weight, money by a nonarbitrary zero point) These are the common sets of meaningful numbers.