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axiomatic

adjective uk   /ˌæk.si.əˈmæt.ɪk/  us   /-ˈmæt̬-/ formal
obviously true and therefore not needing to be proved: It is an axiomatic fact that governments rise and fall on the state of the economy. It seems axiomatic that everyone would benefit from a better scientific education.
axiomatically
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/
Translations of “axiomatic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 成為公理的, 不需證明的,不言自明的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成为公理的, 不需证明的,不言自明的…
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