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implication

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Definition of implication

Etymology

    From Latin implicationem (accusative of implicatio).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˌɪmpləˈkeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

implication (countable and uncountable; plural implications)

  1. (uncountable) The act of implicating.
  2. (uncountable) The state of being implicated.
  3. (countable) An implying, or that which is implied, but not expressed; an inference, or something which may fairly be understood, though not expressed in words.
  4. (logic) (countable) The connective in propositional calculus that, when joining two predicates A and B in that order, has the meaning "if A is true, then B is true".

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