Unlikely

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Definition

unlikely: improbable, doubtful, probably not
adjective

(They are) unlikely (to succeed): (It's) improbable, doubtful (that they will succeed)
adjective

Examples

  • "You are unlikely to be lent any more money and you may not be able to transfer your existing loan from one home to another."
  • "In an unlikely turn of events, an American tourist has peacefully overthrown the Peacenikland government and crowned himself "King and all-round awesome leader" of the country."
  • "Hot Air Balloon Crashes Over Pacific: Rescue teams dispatched, survivors unlikely"

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