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English definition of “sampling frame”

sampling frame

noun [C]
a list of the people or things from which a sample is taken: The survey excludes entirely from its sampling frame establishments with less than 25 employees.
(Definition of sampling frame from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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