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statistic

[ stuh-tis-tik ]
/ stəˈtɪs tɪk /
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noun Statistics.
a numerical fact or datum, especially one computed from a sample.
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Origin of statistic

First recorded in 1815–20; back formation from statistics

OTHER WORDS FROM statistic

non·sta·tis·tic, adjectiveun·sta·tis·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for statistic

statistic
/ (stəˈtɪstɪk) /

noun
any function of a number of random variables, usually identically distributed, that may be used to estimate a population parameterSee also sampling statistic, estimator (def. 2), parameter (def. 3)
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