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margin of error

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
the amount by which a set of data might not be accurate: The poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.
the fact that it is possible to make some mistakes without having a very damaging effect on the final result: With the company's current precarious situation there is no margin of error.
Translations of “margin of error”
in Chinese (Traditional) (時間、金錢等方面的)誤差幅度,誤差數…
in Chinese (Simplified) (时间、金钱等方面的)误差幅度,误差数…
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