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distinctiveness ratio

  

      n     (Statistics)   the ratio of the relative frequency of some event in a given sample to that in the general population or another relevant sample  
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distinctive  
      adj  
1    serving or tending to distinguish  
2    denoting one of a set of minimal features of a phoneme in a given language that serve to distinguish it from other phonemes. The distinctive features of /p/ in English are that it is voiceless, bilabial, non-nasal, and plosive; /b/ is voiced, bilabial, non-nasal, and plosive: the two differ by the distinctive feature of voice  
  distinctively      adv  
   distinctiveness             n  


distinctiveness ratio  
      n     (Statistics)   the ratio of the relative frequency of some event in a given sample to that in the general population or another relevant sample  

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