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confidence level

Syllabification: con·fi·dence lev·el

Definition of confidence level in English:


The probability that the value of a parameter falls within a specified range of values.
Example sentences
  • As described earlier, we use binomial probabilities to calculate the confidence level of this interval.
  • The size of this range will depend upon the data set, as well as the chosen confidence level of the statistical test.
  • Even though this is the widest possible confidence interval, it achieves a confidence level of only 65%.

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