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probability noun

ADJ. high, real, strong There is a high probability that it will snow tonight. | greater, increased | low

QUANT. degree We can say with a high degree of probability that the poem was written by Shakespeare.

VERB + PROBABILITY have | increase | reduce | assess, calculate, judge

PREP. ~ of This surgical procedure has a high probability of success.

PHRASES in all probability In all probability she wouldn't come even if we invited her. | on a balance of probabilities The coroner thought that on the balance of probabilities, the pilot had suffered a stroke just before the crash.