used to say that something is likely to happen or to be true You're probably right. It'll probably be OK. It was the best known and probably the most popular of her songs. “Is he going to be there?” “Probably.” “Do we need the car?”“Probably not.” As you probably know, I'm going to be changing jobs soon. The two cases are most probably connected. Language Bankperhapsmaking an opinion sound less definite Most cybercrime involves traditional crimes, such as theft and fraud, being committed in new ways. Phishing is perhaps/possibly/probably the best-known example of this. It seems/appears that the more personal data that organizations collect, the more opportunity there is for this information to be lost or stolen. It seems clear that the widespread use of Social Security numbers to identify people contributes to the problem of identity theft. It could be argued that the widespread use of Social Security numbers to identify people contributes to the problem of identity theft. It is possible that/It may be that the only way to protect ourselves against DNA identity theft is to avoid the creation of national DNA databases.
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