aleatory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin āleātōrius, from āleātor (dice-player), from ālea (a die).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.lɪ.ə.tə.ɹi/, /ˈæ.lɪ.ə.tə.ɹi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæ.lɪ.ə.tɔ.ɹi/, /ˈeɪ.lɪ.ə.tɔ.ɹi/
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Adjective[edit]

aleatory (not comparable)

  1. Depending on the throw of a die; random, arising by chance.
    Synonyms: random, stochastic
  2. (art, music) Of or pertaining to works that have been produced with an element of chance (aleatoricism).

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