nonindependence

noun
non·​in·​de·​pen·​dence | \ ˌnän-ˌin-də-ˈpen-dən(t)s How to pronounce nonindependence (audio) \

Definition of nonindependence

: the quality or state of not being independent especially : mathematical or statistical dependence (as between samples, events, or random variables) … the researcher analyzing the data in the 2 x 2 table will usually be interested in measuring the nonindependence between the two variables (A and B); and there are many different measures of this nonindependence. — Leo A. Goodman

Other Words from nonindependence

nonindependent \ ˌnän-​ˌin-​də-​ˈpen-​dənt How to pronounce nonindependent (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of nonindependence

1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonindependence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonindependence. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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