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English definition of “random”

random

adjective    /ˈræn·dəm/
happening , done, or chosen by chance rather than according to a plan or pattern : a random sample He was stopped at the border in a random check . at random At random means by chance , or without any organization or plan : Dylan picked several books at random. randomly    /ˈræn·dəm·li/ adverb The people I interviewed were chosen randomly. randomness    /ˈræn·dəm·nəs/ noun [U]
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