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regression analysisnoun [C or U]

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a ​method in statistics (= the ​study of facts that can be shown by ​numbers) which compares the way in which two or more ​related sets of ​numbers have ​changed over a particular ​period: We use ​regressionanalysis to ​identifycorrelations between different ​variables. The ​regressionanalysisfound no ​statistically significant ​relationship between the two phenomena.
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