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obvert

Saltos de línea: ob¦vert
Pronunciación: /əbˈvəːt
 
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Definición de obvert en inglés:

verbo

[with object] Logic
Alter (a proposition) so as to infer another proposition with a contradictory predicate, e.g. ‘no men are immortal to ‘all men are mortal.
Example sentences
  • An original statement is obverted, the result is converted and that result is obverted again.
  • In response to growing concern and upon the advice of a specially appointed committee, the rule was obverted.

Origen

early 17th century (in the sense 'turn something until it is facing'): from Latin obvertere, from ob- 'towards' + vertere 'to turn'.

Derivados

obversion

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Obversion always works if it's done right.
  • Determine which of the three new moves: conversion, contraposition or obversion has taken place between the premise and conclusion of the argument.

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