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probability

noun [C/U]  /ˌprɑb·əˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/ us  
mathematics a number that represents how likely it is that a particular thing will happen mathematics Probability is the study of the mathematics of calculating the likelihood that particular events will happen.
the likelihood of something happening or being true: [C] There’s a higher probability of now having a state income tax (= the tax is more likely now). In all probability he would never see her again (= very likely he would not see her again).
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