deductive

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See also: déductive

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deduct +‎ -ive

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈdʌktɪv/, /dɪˈdʊktɪv/

Adjective[edit]

deductive (comparative more deductive, superlative most deductive)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or based on deduction (process of reasoning).
  2. (logic) Based on inferences from general principles.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dēductīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēductīvus