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Confidence

Meanings and phrases

confidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; assurance; self-assurance; self-confidence; authority; sureness
  2. a feeling of trust (in someone or something)
  3. a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable
  4. a trustful relationship; trust
  5. a secret that is confided or entrusted to another

confidence game

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property; bunco; bunco game; bunko; bunko game; con; confidence trick; con game; gyp; hustle; sting; flimflam

confidence man

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim; con man; con artist

confidence trick

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property; bunco; bunco game; bunko; bunko game; con; confidence game; con game; gyp; hustle; sting; flimflam

vote of confidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an expression of approval and encouragement
E.g.
  • I regard this as an act of faith and a vote of confidence."
  • An administration may at any time seek a "vote of confidence".
  • On 2 December 2013, a parliamentary vote of confidence was held against Shirdon.

no confidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The minister survived the vote of no confidence.
  • The minister survived the no confidence vote.
  • The conference passed a vote of no confidence in his policies.

public confidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her research focus is on public confidence in vaccines.
  • These processes increased public confidence in the banks.
  • By then reneging on his debts, the king had lost public confidence, and struggled to obtain new loans.

lack of confidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Simran refused the offer due to lack of confidence in the script.
  • Due to his background, he always feels the pressure of high expectations, and suffers from a lack of confidence as a result.
  • Additionally, the faculty senate of UVA passed a resolution supporting Sullivan and expressing a lack of confidence in Dragas.

confidence interval

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This procedure defines a confidence interval of an estimate of V0.
  • A meta-analysis published in 2004 found a prevalence rate of 1.91% with a 95% confidence interval between 1.37–2.46%.
  • From this empirical distribution, one can derive a "bootstrap confidence interval" for the purpose of hypothesis testing.

lost confidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kampusch said that she had lost confidence in Austrian justice.
  • However, he said he felt coach Matt Painter lost confidence in him.
  • When Antuofermo didn't wilt under the furious attack, Hart lost confidence and the tide of battle turned.

confidence vote

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The minister survived the no confidence vote.
  • She received over 85% approval in that confidence vote.
  • The censure became a confidence vote at the CHP for Atatürk.

confidence intervals

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All of the above confidence intervals were derived using the CLs method.
  • Because of this problem several methods to estimate confidence intervals have been proposed.
  • As a result, confidence intervals on the basis of a Monte Carlo simulation of the bootstrap could be misleading.

expressed confidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Following Sarkozy's arrest, Eric Ciotti expressed confidence the former president would be exonerated.
  • While campaigning, KCR expressed confidence that his party's candidate would win and the election would be a formality.
  • She joked that she was "not asking [him] to wear a skirt" but expressed confidence that the network would listen to him.

more confidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No other car inspires more confidence than the LFA".
  • However, using rDNA has provided more confidence on differentiating them phylogenetically.
  • He excels at being standoffish, at having more confidence than a human should reasonably possess.

confidence and supply

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This coalition receives confidence and supply from the Green Party.
  • National's confidence and supply partners in the 49th Parliament meanwhile suffered losses.
  • The two formed a Coalition Government with confidence and supply from the Green Party which got eight seats.

confidence against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In early June 2015, Natuman sacked him for having said publicly that he could support a motion of no confidence against the government.
  • Sánchez was appointed to lead the Government through a motion of no confidence against former prime minister Mariano Rajoy, who had filled that office since 2011.
  • Rather than holding new elections, the Free Democrats supported a constructive vote of no confidence against Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and in favor of Christian Democrat Helmut Kohl.

loss of confidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Stott Despoja stood down from the leadership following a loss of confidence by her party room colleagues.
  • Harrison put the defeat down to loss of confidence from his defeat to Williams and insisted he would bounce back.
  • The country had seen a long-term loss of confidence in the old, established parties, with voters turning to non-parliamentary parties.
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