C1 the level of possibility of something happening or being true: What is the probability of winning? The probability of getting all the answers correct is about one in ten. There's a high/strong probability (that) (= it is very likely that) she'll be here. Until yesterday, the project was just a possibility, but now it has become a real probability (= it is likely to happen). **Synonym**
in all probability C2 used to mean that something is very likely: She will, in all probability, have left before we arrive.

in Korean | 개연성… |

in Arabic | احتِمال… |

in Portuguese | probabilidade… |

in Catalan | probabilitat… |

in Japanese | 可能性, 確率… |

in Italian | probabilità… |

in Chinese (Traditional) | 可能性… |

in Russian | вероятность… |

in Turkish | ihtimal, olasılık… |

in Chinese (Simplified) | 可能性… |

in Polish | prawdopodobieństwo… |

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if a sports team has a game in hand over other teams in a competition, it still has another game to play in which it can gain points

May 20, 2015

In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete