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**Outcome**

The
“outcome” of a statistical event is a state
in a kind of unobserved state-space. In
particular, it is an elemental state in the space formed by a model’s dependent
variables or is abstracted from several such
states. The state *rain *in the
unobserved state-space { *rain*, *no rain *}* *is an example of an outcome.

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