Translation of random in Spanish:

random

Pronunciation: /ˈrændəm/

adj

  • 1.1 [testing/choice] al azar; [shot] hecho al azar; [bullet] perdido; [sample] aleatorio, seleccionado al azar random error error (masculine) aleatorio random sample muestra (feminine) aleatoria random sampling muestreo (masculine) aleatorio random variable variable (feminine) aleatoria
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    • What is now required is to go beyond looking at what happened as a random event.
    • We don't want a list of random facts that just happen to be true of all the languages that are spoken now.
    • He becomes the victim of random violence, and is beaten to death by street thugs.
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    • The four conditions occurred in a random order and with equal probability within each block of trials.
    • Results are based on statistically valid random samples of members and are rigorously audited.
    • This has made the whole process of ensuring a random sample more difficult.
    1.2at random (as adverb/como adverbio) al azar to hit out at random dar* golpes a diestra y siniestra or (Spain/España) a diestro y siniestro

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.