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Engelsk navneord: probability

1. probability (om egenskab) a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chance

Mindre specifikke termeramount, measure, quantity

Mere specifikke termerconditional probability, contingent probability, cross section, exceedance, fair chance, fat chance, joint probability, risk, risk, risk of exposure, risk of infection, slim chance, sporting chance

2. probability (om egenskab) the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFor a while mutiny seemed a probability.
Going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost.

Mindre specifikke termerquality

Mere specifikke termerlikelihood, likeliness

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)improbability, improbableness

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