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tr.v. ran·dom·ized, ran·dom·iz·ing, ran·dom·iz·es
To make random in arrangement, especially in order to control the variables in an experiment.

ran′dom·i·za′tion (-də-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
ran′dom·iz′er n.
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Adj.1.randomized - set up or distributed in a deliberately random way
irregular - contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"
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