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noun 
  1. The probability of a specified outcome; the chance of something happening; probability; the state of being probable.
In all the meeting will be cancelled.
The is that the inflation rate will continue to rise.
  1. (math) Shorthand for likelihood function; the probability that a real world experiment would generate a specific datum, as a function of the parameters of a mathematical model.
  2. likeness, Likeness, resemblance.
"There is no between pure light and black darkness, or between righteousness and reprobation." (Sir W. Raleigh)
  1. (archaic) appearance, Appearance, show, sign, expression.
"What of his heart perceive you in his face by any he showed to-day ?" (Shak)
Translations: 
  • German: Wahrscheinlichkeit
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: probabilidad
Etymology: likely + -hood


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