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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Amount of chance something will happen. Also: In mathematics, a measure of how often an event will happen.

Usage examples (38)
  • Imagination is a good horse to carry you over the ground - not a flying carpet to set you free from probability.
  • The probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5
  • Going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost
  • Note that it does not mean it will happen, just that the probability is approaching 1 or unity. for more
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