C1 the level of possibility of something happening or being true: What is the probability of winning? The probability of getting all the answers correct is about one in ten. There's a high/strong probability (that) (= it is very likely that) she'll be here. Until yesterday, the project was just a possibility, but now it has become a real probability (= it is likely to happen). **Synonym**
in all probability C2 used to mean that something is very likely: She will, in all probability, have left before we arrive.

in Korean | 개연성… |

in Arabic | احتِمال… |

in Portuguese | probabilidade… |

in Catalan | probabilitat… |

in Japanese | 可能性, 確率… |

in Italian | probabilità… |

in Chinese (Traditional) | 可能性… |

in Russian | вероятность… |

in Turkish | ihtimal, olasılık… |

in Chinese (Simplified) | 可能性… |

in Polish | prawdopodobieństwo… |

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April 15, 2015

Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,