HyperDic: major_term

English > 1 sense of the expression major term:
NOUNcommunicationmajor termthe term in a syllogism that is the predicate of the conclusion
English > major term: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe term in a syllogism that is the predicate of the conclusion.
Part ofconclusion, ratiocinationThe proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)
major premise, major premissThe premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion)
BroadertermOne of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition

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