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statistic

noun uk   us   /stəˈtɪs.tɪk/
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B2 [plural] (informal stats ) information based on a study of the number of times something happens or is present, or other numerical facts: Statistics show/suggest that women live longer than men. According to official statistics, the Japanese work longer hours than workers in most other industrialized countries. [U] the science of using information discovered from studying numbers
C1 [C] a fact in the form of a number that shows information about something: The city's most shocking statistic is its high infant mortality rate.
Translations of “statistic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 統計數字…
in Russian статистическая величина…
in Turkish istatistik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 统计数字…
in Polish dana statystyczna…
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