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randomness

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Pronunciation

  • SAMPA: /"r{nd@mn@s/
  • IPA: /ˈrændəmnəs/

Etymology

random + -ness

Noun

Singular
randomness

Plural
es

randomness (es)
  1. The property of all possible outcomes being equally likely.
  2. (mathematics) A type of circumstance or event that is described by a probability distribution.
  3. A measure of the lack of purpose, logic, or objectivity of an event.
    There was no randomness in the teacher's selection of the class representative.

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