ex negativo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin ex negativo.

Adverb[edit]

ex negativo (not comparable)

  1. From the negative.
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Usage notes[edit]

  • Typically used to categorize a definition that consists in an expression of what a term is not. [1]

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