Translation of "probability" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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probabilitynoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌprɒb.əˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /ˌprɑː.bəˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

C1 the level of possibility of something happening or being true

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 to 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。
in all probability

C2 used to mean that something is very likely

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。

More examples

  • What's the probability of that happening?
  • There's a strong probability that we'll have moved by then.
  • There's a distinct probability that Philip will be there.
  • There's a high probability that she'll get the job.
  • Against all probability we found ourselves in the same hotel.

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