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The company has been an improbable growth story. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This makes any thought of a rescue highly improbable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Britain need the inevitable errors to be committed by their rivals so that their improbable success story continues. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Let's make up an improbable showbiz success story. Times, Sunday Times (2008)From there, their improbable story unfolded. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That now looks improbable, given the lack of credit available to fund a full cash bid. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Given the share price movement, an equity issue looks improbable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It still sounds highly improbable, but just imagine if it worked. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The film's only weakness is that the twists and improbable coincidences are almost too melodramatic for their own good. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But now he has a chance to do something as improbable as anything hitherto: to conquer golf for a second time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Each individual instance may be highly improbable, but in total it is almost certain that there will continually be major shocks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A failed raid would have almost certainly made a second term highly improbable, if not impossible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Sunshine, sixes and cider - and a quite improbable victory to boot. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thus it was that an improbable literary alliance, and a lifelong friendship, began. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There seems no urgent case to change a winning formula but a repeat of the blissful weather and perfect ground of last October is highly improbable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Not only was it regarded as supremely self-serving, but both outcomes were highly improbable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When he then birdied the 6th to tie for the lead, something highly improbable appeared to be unfolding. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Seen in repose on a table, with their eccentric keys and multiple drones protruding from a bag, they look like an improbable squid. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He said he might stop smiling if his side lose six on the trot, but right now, such a run feels highly improbable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: improbable ADJECTIVE
Something that is improbable is unlikely to be true or to happen.
...a highly improbable coincidence.
Definition of improbable from the Collins English Dictionary
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