statistically significant

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Set of data large enough to represent the phenomenon or population being studied. By convention, a finding is called statistically significant if the probability of its occurrence purely by chance is less than 1 in 20 (five percent). See also statistical significance.

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We presented the statistically significant data that was meaningful to the senior financial analyst who then presented it to management.
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We thought he had some statistically significant numbers that we could not ignore and we had to find a way to trade for him.
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Though the experimenters concluded that the difference in outcome of the placebo and experimental group was statistically significant, further analysis suggests that it may merely be due to sampling error.
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