Translation of "probable" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈprɒb.ə.bəl/ us /ˈprɑː.bə.bəl/

B2 likely to be true or likely to happen

The probable cause of death was heart failure. 死因很可能是心力衰竭。
An election in June seems increasingly probable. 6月举行选举的可能性似乎越来越大了。
[ + that ] It is probable that share prices will fall even more. 股价很可能进一步下跌。

More examples

  • the probable cause of the accident
  • It's possible, though not probable.
  • Redundancies seem increasingly probable.
  • It seems probable that the situation will only get worse.
  • It's highly probable that he'll lose his job.

(Translation of “probable” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)