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in all likelihood

I think this is true or will happen in all probability Excuses for not attending will be offered and in all likelihood will be accepted by the hosts.
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Felt's motives in blowing the whistle on Watergate were, in all likelihood, a mixture of genuine moral outrage and personal opportunism.
However, these are in all likelihood not going to be "smart" systems, according to David Clubb, director of International Services at the University of Pittsburgh.