statistical

[ stuh-tis-ti-kuh l ]
/ stəˈtɪs tɪ kəl /

adjective

of, pertaining to, consisting of, or based on statistics.

Nearby words

  1. stationmaster,
  2. stations of the cross,
  3. statism,
  4. statist,
  5. statistic,
  6. statistical dependence,
  7. statistical independence,
  8. statistical inference,
  9. statistical mechanics,
  10. statistical significance

Origin of statistical

First recorded in 1590–1600; statistic(s) + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for statistical

statistical

/ (stəˈtɪstɪkəl) /

adjective

of or relating to statistics
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Word Origin and History for statistical

statistical

adj.

1787, from statistic + -al (1). Related: Statistically.

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