# probability

[ˌprɒbə'bɪləti] [ˌprɑːbə'bɪləti]
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• n. 可能性；【数】或然率；机率；【统计】概率，概率论
双解释义
n. (名词)
1. [U][C]可能性，可能发生的事

the likelihood,chance that sth will or did happen

2. [C]概率

the chance of an event happening,expressed as a calculation based on known numbers

英英释义
Noun:
1. a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible;

"the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5"

2. the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event;

"for a while mutiny seemed a probability"
"going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost"

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用作名词 (n.)
1. The probability that it will rain today is high.
今天下雨的可能性很大。
2. The probability of making a mistake increases when you are tired.
你累的时候犯错误的可能性就会增加。
3. Sometimes, love is a kind of probability.
有时，爱情就是一种或然率。
4. I don't know how to calculate probability accurately.
不知道怎样才可以准确的计算出或然率。
5. A reliable data base is essential to estimate probability and severity.
可靠之资料储存库对估计机率和幅度是相当重要的。
6. The probability of owning a house rises with the number of old people living in the household.
户内非经济户长之老年人口数则对于拥有自住房屋的机率有正的影响。
常见句型
用作名词 (n.)
1. The probability that it will rain today is high.
今天下雨的可能性很大。
2. There is a 50% probability that the population will be infected with the disease.
民众感染这种疾病的概率为50%。
经典引文
• Protracted imprisonment actually increases the probability that subsequent offences will be committed.

出自： A. Storr

• 常用短语
用作名词 (n.)
in all probability
十之八九，很可能almost certainly
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