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verb[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective randomized
Make random in order or arrangement; employ random selection or sampling in (an experiment or procedure)‘a randomized, controlled study of 62,000 women’
- ‘The order in which the trials were presented was randomized separately for each participant.’
- ‘Both sets had identical problems but presentation order was randomized for each set for each participant.’
- ‘The order of the questions was randomized but was the same for all participants.’
- ‘Exercise order was randomized so an equal number of subjects performed either exercise first.’
- ‘The order of the response options was randomized across stories and subjects.’
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