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  • propensity — pro|pen|si|ty [prəˈpensıti] n plural propensities [C usually singular] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: propense tending (16 19 centuries), from Latin, past participle of propendere to lean toward ] formal a natural tendency to behave in a particular… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Have a good nose for — 1. be able to search out or locate: good nose for bargains ; 2. have a propensity for; good sense of: good nose for business ; nose for pretension …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • have a good nose for — Australian Slang 1. be able to search out or locate: good nose for bargains ; 2. have a propensity for; good sense of: good nose for business ; nose for pretension …   English dialects glossary

  • propensity — pro‧pen‧si‧ty [prəˈpensti] noun propensities PLURALFORM [countable] 1. a tendency to behave in a particular way: • The plastic bodied car s propensity to catch fire killed demand. 2. marginal propensity to consume ECONOMICS the relationship… …   Financial and business terms

  • Propensity probability — The propensity theory of probability is one interpretation of the concept of probability. Theorists who adopt this interpretation think of probability as a physical propensity, or disposition, or tendency of a given type of physical situation to… …   Wikipedia

  • propensity — [[t]prəpe̱nsɪti[/t]] propensities N COUNT: oft N to inf, N for n A propensity to do something or a propensity for something is a natural tendency that you have to behave in a particular way. [FORMAL] Mr Bint has a propensity to put off decisions… …   English dictionary

  • Propensity score matching — In statistics, propensity score matching (PSM) is one of quasi empirical “correction strategies” that corrects for the selection biases in making estimates. Overview PSM is for cases of causal inference and simple selection bias in non… …   Wikipedia

  • Propensity score — In the design of experiments, a propensity score is the probability of a unit (e.g., person, classroom, school) being assigned to a particular condition in a study given a set of known covariates. Propensity scores are used to reduce selection… …   Wikipedia

  • propensity score — an assessment of the effect that factors in a person s background have on the probability that they will be chosen for a treatment group in a clinical trial that is less than completely randomized …   Medical dictionary

  • Waiting for Godot — Infobox Play name = Waiting for Godot image size = 200px writer = Samuel Beckett characters = Estragon Vladimir Lucky Pozzo Boy date of premiere = January 5th, 1953 Waiting for Godot is a play by Samuel Beckett, in which two characters wait for… …   Wikipedia

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