equiprobable

adjective

equi·​prob·​a·​ble ˌē-kwə-ˈprä-bə-bəl How to pronounce equiprobable (audio)
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: having the same degree of logical or mathematical probability
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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web One thing to note is that any action that the thief may perform randomly on a disc to reach a particular number is potentially reversible by performing a complementary, equiprobable action on the same disc. Quanta Magazine, 27 Sep. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of equiprobable was in 1921

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“Equiprobable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equiprobable. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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