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outcome (plural outcomes)
- That which is produced or occurs as a result of an event or process.
- A quality automobile is the outcome of the work of skilled engineers and thousands of workers.
- (probability theory) The result of a random trial. An element of a sample space.
- Three is a possible outcome of tossing a six-sided die.
- (education) The anticipated or desired results or evidence of a learning experience (often used in the phrase learning outcomes).
- The outcomes of this course are outlined in your syllabus.
- Synonym: learning objective
- (chiefly sports) The scoreline; the result.
- 2011 November 12, “International friendly: England 1-0 Spain”, in BBC Sport:
- Spain failed to move through the gears despite exerting control for lengthy spells and a measure of perspective must be applied immediately to the outcome.