Definition of truth value in English:

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truth value

Pronunciation: /tro͞oTH ˈvalyo͞o/

noun

Logic
The attribute assigned to a proposition in respect of its truth or falsehood, which in classical logic has only two possible values (true or false).
Example sentences
  • The examples you gave are both imprecise statements, the first more so than the second, but if you fully qualified them then it could be possible to assign a binary truth value to each.
  • It lacks a classical truth value as does the odd sentence ‘The present king of France is bald.’
  • For example, the truth value of a proposition symbolized as p & q depends upon the truth-values of p and of q taken separately.

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Syllabification: truth val·ue

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