level of significance

noun phrase

Definition of level of significance

: the probability of rejecting the null hypothesis in a statistical test when it is true

called also significance level

First Known Use of level of significance

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Level of significance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/level%20of%20significance. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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