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probability

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1 the quality or state of being likely to occur
  • the plot of the movie thriller was exciting and surprising but woefully lacking in probability

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2 a measure of how often an event will occur instead of another
  • the probability of flipping a coin and getting heads 50 times in a row is not good

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The first known use of probability was in the 15th century

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“Probability.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/probability. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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