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Learner's definition of STATISTIC

1 [count] : a number that represents a piece of information (such as information about how often something is done, how common something is, etc.)

- One statistic that stuck out is that 40 percent of those surveyed did not have college degrees.

- The statistics show that teenagers are involved in a high percentage of traffic accidents.
- Her speech included some revealing statistics about unemployment rates in rural areas.
- basketball statistics

- I may be just another statistic to my employer, but I am a human being and have feelings.

— called also "US, informal"stat

2 statistics [noncount] : a type of mathematics that deals with the study of statistics

- Statistical evidence indicates smokers are more likely to get lung cancer than nonsmokers.

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