Meaning of likelihood

like•li•hood

Pronunciation: (līk'lē-hood"), [key]
— n.
  1. the state of being likely or probable; probability.
  2. a probability or chance of something: There is a strong likelihood of his being elected.
  3. indication of a favorable end; promise.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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