Definition of probabilistic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌprɒbəbɪˈlɪstɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌprɑːbəbɪˈlɪstɪk//
[usually before noun](specialist)
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(of methods, arguments, etc.) based on the idea that, as we cannot be certain about things, we can base our beliefs or actions on what is probable
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: probabilistic