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likelihood

[′līk·lē‚hu̇d]
(mathematics)
The likelihood of a sample of independent values of x1, x2, … , xn , with ƒ(x) the probability function, is the product ƒ(x1) - ƒ(x2) - ⋯ - ƒ(xn ).
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Major determinants of a medication's likeliness to produce teratogenic effects include the medication dosage, the duration of pharmacologic treatment and the trimester of pregnancy during which the medication is used.
So, is it enough for the latter to call for a political settlement that would preserve the rights and freedoms of all the components, at a time when the theater of operations does not reveal the likeliness of such a settlement?
Essentially, in most likeliness, you will be paying the first discounted price for the purchase in the very next credit card statement, with the cashback reflecting in the statement after that.
Your company might not be aware of how your customers feel if you measure only rational attributes like the quality of the product or customers' cognitive attitudes such as likeliness to recommend.
Respondents rated the likeliness of leaving by choosing from Likert scale ratings (1 = very likely, 2 = somewhat likely, 3 = not very likely, 4 = not at all likely, and 5 = DK/NA, or don't know/no answer).
In addition, growth in Canada's toddler population increases the likeliness of ear infections.
The film saw a mammoth release across 3,000- plus screens and will, in all likeliness, ensure profits for its producers, Tips Films and UTV Motion Pictures.
Whatever emerges, it is clear that Anastasiades has already feverishly embarked on the groundwork for the signing of a bailout deal, which in all likeliness will land on his desk in the event of him winning the presidency next month.
However, prior to complex mathematics and statistical analysis, the risk could not be adequately assessed with the likeliness of the occurrence as well as the extent of the consequences being discussed through personal perspective and agreed on through consensus.
In all likeliness, a new European Council dedicated to finding a deal on the MFF will be convened next year in January, February or March.
Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, hospitals are required to send surveys within six weeks to a random sampling of adult patients who were discharged from a hospital, focusing on the patient's satisfaction in a number of areas such as nurse and physician communication, cleanliness and quietness of the hospital environment, patient instructions both in the hospital and after discharge, pain management, responsiveness of staff, and an overall rating of the hospital and likeliness to recommend the hospital.
uA As with age, gender plays a minor role in respondents' likeliness to change strategies in the next six months, with 91% of men and 89% of women indicating they plan to make changes.