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prob·a·bil·is·tic

 (prŏb′ə-bə-lĭs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or based on probabilism.
2. Of, based on, or affected by probability, randomness, or chance: "Like powerful sorcerers, all humans can see the future—not a clear and determined future, but a murky, probabilistic one" (Jonathan Gottschall).

prob′a·bil·ist′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.probabilistically - by the use of probability theory; "we can calculate the position of the particles probabilistically"
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