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- probability (n.)
- mid-15c., "quality of being probable," from Old French probabilite (14c.) and directly from Latin probabilitatem (nominative probabilitas) "credibility, probability," from probabilis (see probable). Meaning "something likely to be true" is from 1570s; mathematical sense is from 1718.
- 1. Formal talks are still said to be a possibility, not a probability.
- 2. The probability is that prices will rise rapidly.
- 3. The probability that it will rain today is high.
- 4. In all probability, we shall be away for a month.
- 5. He must calculate the probability of failure.
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