abductively

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abductive +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈdʌk.tɪv.li/, /ˈæbˌdək.tɪv.li/

Adverb[edit]

abductively (not comparable)

  1. In an abductive fashion. [Early 20th century.][1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “abductively” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 3.