improbable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French improbable, from im- +‎ probable

Adjective[edit]

improbable (comparative more improbable, superlative most improbable)

  1. Not likely to be true.
    It's highly improbable that aliens abducted you.
  2. Not likely to happen.
    Due to the loss of power, it is improbable that we will begin on time.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

im- +‎ probable.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

improbable (masculine and feminine, plural improbables)

  1. unlikely, improbable (not likely)

Synonyms[edit]

  • peu probable

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

improbable m, f (plural improbables)

  1. improbable, unlikely

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