# random sampling

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## ran′dom sam′pling

*n.*

a method of selecting a sample

**(ran′dom sam′ple)**from a statistical population so that every sample that could be selected has a predetermined probability of being selected.ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonyms

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Noun | 1. | random sampling - the selection of a random sample; each element of the population has an equal chance of been selectedsampling - (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study lucky dip - a selection or decision purely at random; "their system of hiring people seemed to be a sort of lucky dip" |

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