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law of large numbers

n.
The rule or theorem that a large number of items chosen at random from a population will, on the average, have the characteristics of the population. Also called Bernoulli's law.
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'A occurs with probability 1' sounds as if it ought to be (very) significant, but, as we know from the earlier discussion of the laws of large numbers (of which Dawid's theorem is another), by itself it has no empirical significance.