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contrafactual Line breaks: contra|fact¦ual
Pronunciation: /kɒntrəˈfaktʃʊəl/

Definition of contrafactual in English:


Another term for counterfactual.
Example sentences
  • There are two ways in which contrafactual definiteness could be false, for there are two parts to it.
  • Arguments like those about hidden variables and contrafactual definiteness are philosophical.
  • A larger lesson of contrafactual history is that it tests the robustness of both the past and of our explanations.
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