from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The probability that an event will occur, given that one or more other events have occurred.
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- n. The probability that an event will take place given the restrictive assumption that another event has taken place, or that a combination of other events has taken place. (Mathematically, the definition would be that the conditional probability of B given A is equal to the joint probability of A and B divided by the probability of A.)
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- n. the probability that an event will occur given that one or more other events have occurred
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