probability
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probability
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (likelihood)
a. la probabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You'll reduce the probability that you'll get sick if you wash your hands more often..Reducirás la probabilidad de enfermarte si te lavas las manos más a menudo.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Given how late he woke up, there's little probability that he'll get here on time.Dada la hora a la que se despertó, es poco probable que vaya a llegar aquí a tiempo.
In all probability, the project won't get approved because our budget is too small.Es muy probable que no aprueben el proyecto porque el presupuesto es demasiado pequeño.
2. (mathematics)
a. la probabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What is the probability that I will get a six when I roll the die?¿Cuál es la probabilidad de sacar un seis cuando tiro el dado?
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probability
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la probabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in all probabilitycon toda probabilidad
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probability [ˌprɒbəˈbɪlɪtɪ]
noun
also (Mat) probabilidad (f)
the probability is that ... es probable que ...; we calculated the probabilities of it happening calculamos la probabilidad or las probabilidades de que ocurriera; in all probability he won't turn up lo más probable es que no aparezca; there is little probability of anyone finding out es muy poco probable que alguien se entere
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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