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random samplenoun [C]

uk   us  
MARKETING a ​group of ​people, ​data, etc. that is chosen from a larger ​group without using any ​system, ​plan, or ​rule: The ​surveyinterviewed a ​randomsample of 850 adults.
random sampling
noun [C or U]
Fraud is ​kept down by ​randomsampling.
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