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robustness

Pronunciation: ro-bust'ness

Definition: In statistics, the degree to which the probability of drawing a wrong conclusion from the test result is not seriously affected by moderate departures from the assumptions implicit in the model on which the test is based.

[L. robustus, hale, strong, fr. robur, oak, strength]

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