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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April 22, 2015

On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to