Meaning of “probability” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˌprɒbəˈbɪləti/

[ C, U ] how likely it is that something will happen:

[ + of + doing sth ] What's the probability of winning?
[ + (that) ] There's a high probability that he'll get the job.
in all probability

used to mean that something is very likely:

She will, in all probability, have left before we arrive.

(Definition of “probability” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)