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Definition of

sample

Statistics

representative subgroup of larger group to be investigated a subset of a population in a statistical study chosen so that selected properties of the overall population can be investigated

Definitions of ’sample’ and meaning of ’sample’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’sample’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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