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one–tailed

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adjective \ˈwən-ˈtāl(d)\

Definition of one–tailed

  1. :  being a statistical test for which the critical region consists of all values of the test statistic greater than a given value or less than a given value but not both — compare two-tailed



1947

First Known Use of one–tailed

1947

Variants of one–tailed

also one–tail play \-ˈtāl\

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