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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (prospect)
a. probability
La probabilidad de que te ganes la lotería es menor que la de que te parta un rayo.The probability of winning the lottery is smaller than that of being struck by lightening.
b. likelihood
La ingestión de grasas saturadas aumenta la probabilidad de sufrir un infarto.Eating saturated fats increases the likelihood of suffering a heart attack.
c. chance
Parece que mañana habrá alta probabilidad de lluvia.It looks like there is a high chance of rain tomorrow.
2. (mathematics)
a. probability
Hoy, en clase de matemáticas, estabamos estudiando cómo calcular probabilidades.Today, in math class, we were working on how to calculate probabilities.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. ((gen) &)
a. probability
2. (oportunidad)
a. likelihood, chance
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1 (capacidad de suceder) likelihood; probability
según toda probabilidad in all probability; nubes y claros con pocas probabilidades de lluvia cloud and sunny periods with little likelihood of rain
2 (oportunidad) chance; prospect
hay pocas probabilidades de que venga there is little prospect of his coming; tenemos grandes probabilidades de ganar we've got a good chance of winning; apenas tiene probabilidades he hasn't much chance
probabilidades de vida expectation of life; life expectancy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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