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[U] likelihood 可能性: There is little probability of his succeeding/that he will succeed. 他不大可能成功. * What is the probability of its success? 其成功的可能性如何?
[C] thing that is (most) probable; probable event or result （很）可能有的事物; 可能发生的事; 可能出现的结果: What are the probabilities? 可能发生什麽事? * A fall in interest rates is a probability in the present economic climate. 从目前的经济情势看, 很有可能降低利率.
[C] (mathematics 数) ratio expressing the chances that a certain event will occur 概率; 或然率.
(idm 习语)in ,all proba`bility very probably 极有可能: In all probability he's already left. 他很可能已经离开了.