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likelihood

lahy klee hood

  • n  the probability of a specified outcome

  • Researchers from the University of Oxford announced on Thursday that they have developed the first genetic test for predicting the likelihood that a patient's colon cancer will .
  • And if in the media or a lobbying business (a reasonable likelihood in that neighborhood), he or she would sooner or later sit down with Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy or his .
  • Several factors are at work to reduce the likelihood of such an explosion.
News & Articles

  • Russia: No request from Snowden
    The country's foreign minister says he won't speculate on the likelihood of an asylum request.
    June 12, 2013 - Politico
  • J.P. Morgan credit outlook cut by S&P
    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s credit rating outlook was revised to negative by Standard & Poor's ratings agency on Tuesday, said media reports. The ratings firm reduced the outlook for the Wall Street firm on the likelihood that government support for the largest American banks was waning. J.P. Morgan's rating was reduced from stable, bringing it in line with several other ...
    June 11, 2013 - Market Watch
  • 2013 NBA Draft LB Big Board: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Kentaviously Takes #11
    This was my only case of the "Oh My God's" I got all day. The first guy I happen to see is the guy the Sixers will, in all likelihood, select with the 2nd overall pick.
    June 11, 2013 - Philly.com
Quotes

  • Adm William Fallon in International Herald Tribune
    I think that we would probably be wise to temper our expectations here, that the likelihood that Iraq is suddenly going to turn into something that looks close to what we enjoy here in this country is going to be a long time coming,Fallon said.
  • Dana Perino in Baltimore Sun
    Taxpayers should not be asked to finance assistance for automakers without a strong likelihood that they will be paid back,Perino said in a statement Saturday.
  • President Bush in Wall Street Journal
    If we were to be driven out of Iraq, extremists of all strains would be emboldened,Mr. Bush said. "Al Qaeda could find new recruits and new sanctuaries. And a failed Iraq could increase the likelihood that our forces would someday have to...

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