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deduce

Pronunciation: /dɪˈduːs; dɪˈdjuːs/

Translation of deduce in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [fact/conclusion] deducir*, inferir* to deduce sth from sth deducir* or inferir* algo de algo from this we can deduce that … de esto se deduce or se infiere que …
    Example sentences
    • The Academics took the part of the questioner, who puts questions to his interlocutors and deduces conclusions that are unwelcome to them from their answers.
    • Hempel and Oppenheim made the important logical point that statements about a phenomenon cannot be deduced from general laws alone.
    • And with a great leap of logical brilliance, he deduced that he was looking at a ceiling.

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