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random

adjective  us   /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
adverb  us   /ˈræn·dəm·li/
The people I interviewed were chosen randomly.
randomness
noun [U]  us   /ˈræn·dəm·nəs/
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