סבירות

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Etymology[edit]

From סביר (savír) +‎ ־ות (-út).

Noun[edit]

סְבִירוּת (s'virútf (plural indefinite סבירויות \ סְבִירֻיּוֹת, singular construct סְבִירוּת־, plural construct סבירויות \ סְבִירֻיּוֹת־)

  1. A rough, informal measure of likelihood or probability.
  2. (law) Reasonableness, reasonability: the property of being reasonable.
    הוא פעל בחוסר סבירות.‏hú pa'ál b'khóser s'virút. — He acted unreasonably. [literally He acted with a lack of reasonableness.]
  3. (סְבִירוּת־‏, s'virút-) Singular construct form of סְבִירוּת‎.

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