# Definition of 'statistical'

adjective [usually ADJECTIVE noun]

Statistical means relating to the use of statistics.

The report contains a great deal of statistical information.

We need to back that suspicion up with statistical proof.

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adjective

of or relating to statistics

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adjective

of, having to do with, consisting of, or based on statistics

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Derived forms

adverb

## Example sentences containing 'statistical'

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Statistical information on such conundrums is now readily available. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is sound statistical evidence that females and males represent very different risks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sometimes the quantity of statistical information available may seem daunting. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)There is no statistical evidence of adverse economic trends or increased antisocial behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Contains much useful statistical information and pays considerable attention to various theoretical interpretations of recent family trends. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)My playing days persuaded me that collective wisdom and statistical evidence need not be rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It turns out that there is no statistical evidence for the idea. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Statistical methods and probability theory help us to understand data and underlying processes across a range of fields. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You may sometimes quote statistical information to establish a point made by the first sentence in a paragraph. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)The link between volcanoes and earthquakes has long been suspected but the new research has provided the first statistical evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The use of statistics to understand voting patterns only scratches the surface of the possible uses of statistical information by historians. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)Establishment or overall statistical information is put on to the computer as and when that particular application needs to be run. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)The bank is expected to challenge the statistical evidence on the ground that the plaintiffs are not comparing like with like. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Statistical methods can resolve the matter. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is also less precise than statistical methods, but it is more comprehensive. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)Although much of the recent statistical evidence has been consistent with a slowing economy, one exception has been consumer spending. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Statistical information offers some clues. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)These patterns could not be explained by existing statistical methods, so he set about devising a system that could explain them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The data supplied by businesses will provide statistical information about trade and assist with early identification of VAT fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He used simple statistical methods, normally used to predict economic trends, to forecast future temperatures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Because the modern database was much bigger, they used a statistical method to cut it down to size and match it against the old one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a psychiatrist, faced with the kind of statistical weight of evidence against them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The task is more easy because statistical information nowadays is recorded in precise, accessible, and usable forms. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)There is probably a statistical method of working out how expansive your beard should be but I have no idea what it is. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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## Translations for 'statistical'

British English: statistical ADJECTIVE

*Statistical*means relating to the use of statistics.

The report contains a great deal of statistical information.

- American English: statistical
- Brazilian Portuguese: estatístico
- Chinese: 统计的
- European Spanish: estadístico
- French: statistique
- German: statistisch
- Italian: statistico
- Japanese: 統計の
- Korean: 통계적인
- European Portuguese: estatístico
- Latin American Spanish: estadístico

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