equipollence

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See also: équipollence

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Etymology[edit]

Compare French équipollence.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɛkwɪˈpɒləns/, /ˌiːkwɪˈpɒləns/

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equipollence (countable and uncountable, plural equipollences)

  1. The condition of being equipollent; equality of power, force, signification, or application.
    • 1906, Mary Baker Eddy, “Chapter VI — Science, Theology, Medicine”, in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures[1], Harper and Row, page 110:
      Thus it was that I beheld, as never before, the awful unreality called evil. The equipollence of God brought to light another glorious proposition, — man’s perfectibility and the establishment of the kingdom of heaven on earth.
  2. (logic) Sameness of signification of two or more propositions which differ in language.

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