(L. absolutus). 1. Unqualified; free from external restraint or limitation (as in CIC, c. 1096). 2. Free from doubt (as in the case of CIC, c. 129: absolute majority). 3. Complete and outright (as in CIC, cc. 695, 627, 683.1096, 1407). 4. Final and not liable to modification or termination (as in CIC, c. 1084).