a remote chance


: a very small possibility
There's a remote chance the hurricane will bypass our area.

Examples of a remote chance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Steelers, however, still have a remote chance at claiming an AFC wild-card spot. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, 2 Jan. 2024 There's a remote chance Jones and Pearson could return in a few weeks, and athletes voicing their support for such a move could be invaluable. Mike Freeman, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2023

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“A remote chance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20remote%20chance. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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