more often than not

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Definition of more often than not

: happening more than half the time He wins more often than not. More often than not, I stay home instead of going out.

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“More often than not.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/more%20often%20than%20not. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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