transitivity

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transitivity (plural transitivities)

  1. (grammar) The degree in which any one verb can take/govern objects.
    There are 3 degrees of transitivity of any one verb: intransitive, monotransitive and ditransitive.
  2. (mathematics) The property of being transitive.
    The hypothetical syllogism inference rule states the transitivity of implication.

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