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probability

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌprɒb.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /ˌprɑː.bəˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
the level of possibility of something happening or being true; likelihood
可能性
What is the probability of winning?
獲勝的可能性有多大?
The probability of getting all the answers correct is about one in ten.
答案全部正確的可能性大約是1/10
There's a high/strong probability (that) (= It is very likely that) she'll be here.
她很可能會來。
Until yesterday, the project was just a possibility, but now it has become a real probability (= it is likely that it will happen).
到昨天為止這項計劃還只是可能,但現在看來真的會實現。
Possible and probable
in all probability used to mean that something is very likely
很有可能,十之八九
She will, in all probability, have left before we arrive.
她十之八九會在我們到達之前就已經離開了。
Possible and probable
Translations of “probability”
in Korean 개연성…
in Arabic احتِمال…
in Portuguese probabilidade…
in Catalan probabilitat…
in Japanese 可能性, 確率…
in Italian probabilità…
in Russian вероятность…
in Turkish ihtimal, olasılık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可能性…
in Polish prawdopodobieństwo…
(Definition of probability from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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