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English definition of “statistics”

statistics

plural noun  /stəˈtɪs·tɪks/ (infml stats,  /stæts/) us  
a collection of numerical facts or measurements, as about people, business conditions, or weather: The statistics show that, in general, women live longer than men.
statistical
adjective  /stəˈtɪs·tɪ·kəl/ us  
There is little statistical evidence to support the idea that stocks do better in summer than in other seasons.
statistically
adverb  /stəˈtɪs·tɪk·li/ us  

statistics

noun [U]  /stəˈtɪs·tɪks/ us  
(Definition of statistics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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