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random

Pronunciation: /ˈrændəm/

Translation of random in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [testing/choice] al azar; [shot] hecho al azar; [bullet] perdido; [sample] aleatorio, seleccionado al azar random sample muestra (feminine) aleatoria random sampling muestreo (masculine) aleatorio
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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