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"random" in British English

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randomadjective

uk   /ˈræn.dəm/ us   /ˈræn.dəm/
randomly
adverb uk   /ˈræn.dəm.li/ us   /ˈræn.dəm.li/
C1 The books were randomly arranged on the shelves.
(Definition of random from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"random" in American English

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randomadjective

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/
(Definition of random from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"random" in Business English

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randomadjective

uk   /ˈrændəm/ us  
happening, done, or chosen by chance rather than following a system, plan, or rule: random audits/checks/tests They discussed the idea of carrying out random forensic audits on listed companies as a deterrent to fraud. The questionnaires are assigned on a random basis.
at random
without involving any system or decision: chosen/drawn/selected at random The winner will be the first complete entry drawn at random after the closing date.
(Definition of random from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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