in all likelihood


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Adv.1.in all likelihood - with considerable certainty; without much doubt; "He is probably out of the country"; "in all likelihood we are headed for war"
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One would have thought that nothing could be simpler than for him, a man of good family, rather rich than poor, and thirty-two years old, to make the young Princess Shtcherbatskaya an offer of marriage; in all likelihood he would at once have been looked upon as a good match.
Your portion is unhappily so small that it will in all likelihood undo the effects of your loveliness and amiable qualifications.
In that case, so liable as every body was to meet every body in Bath, Lady Russell would in all likelihood see him somewhere.