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hypothesis testing Syllabification: hy·poth·e·sis test·ing

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noun

Statistics
The theory, methods, and practice of testing a hypothesis by comparing it with the null hypothesis. The null hypothesis is only rejected if its probability falls below a predetermined significance level, in which case the hypothesis being tested is said to have that level of significance.

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