[ dee-vee-uhns ]
/ ˈdi vi əns /
deviant quality or state.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Also de·vi·an·cy .
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British Dictionary definitions for deviance
/ (ˈdiːvɪəns) /
Also called: deviancy the act or state of being deviant
statistics a measure of the degree of fit of a statistical model compared to that of a more complete model
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