Definition of equiprobable in English:

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Pronunciation: /iːkwɪˈprɒbəb(ə)l/
Pronunciation: /ɛːkwɪˈprɒbəb(ə)l/


Mathematics & Logic
(Of two or more things) equally likely to occur; having equal probability.
Example sentences
  • The method remains unbiased as long as the base composition is balanced: failures are equiprobable for X Y and Y X actual changes.
  • Compared to the maximum-likelihood estimator under the equiprobable population, this estimator is very efficient.
  • Participants were randomly assigned by an ‘adaptive biased coin’ technique, rather than simple equiprobable randomisation, to ensure balance of group numbers.



Pronunciation: /iːkwɪprɒbɪˈbɪlɪti/ Pronunciation: /ɛkwɪprɒbɪˈbɪlɪti/
Example sentences
  • Analyses of such a sample require weighting cases to produce the equivalent of equiprobability, which allows one to produce unbiased estimates of parameters describing the population from which the sample was drawn.
  • E increases with both the number of categories (residues at a site) and their equiprobability.
  • Within the selected age range, one child was selected on an equiprobability basis to generate a total screening sample of 4,500 children.

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