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Meaning of “probable” in the English Dictionary

"probable" in British English

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probableadjective

uk   /ˈprɒb.ə.bl̩/  us   /ˈprɑː.bə-/
B2 likely to be ​true or ​likely to ​happen: The probable ​cause of ​death was ​heartfailure. An ​election in ​Juneseemsincreasingly probable. [+ that] It is probable thatshareprices will ​falleven more.
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(Definition of probable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"probable" in American English

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probableadjective

 us   /ˈprɑb·ə·bəl/
likely to be ​true or ​likely to ​happen: The ​doctor said that the most probable ​cause of ​death was ​heartfailure.
probably
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈprɑb·ə·bli/
I’ll probably be ​home about ​midnight.
(Definition of probable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “probable”
in Korean 그럴듯한…
in Arabic مُحْتَمَل…
in Malaysian mungkin…
in French probable…
in Russian вероятный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 很可能真實的, 很可能發生的…
in Italian probabile…
in Turkish olası, muhtemel…
in Polish prawdopodobny…
in Spanish probable…
in Vietnamese có thể…
in Portuguese provável…
in Thai ที่น่าจะเป็นไปได้…
in German wahrscheinlich…
in Catalan probable…
in Japanese 考えられる, あり得そうな, 可能な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 很可能真实的, 很可能发生的…
in Indonesian bisa terjadi…
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