› (especially in mathematics) a formal statement that can be shown to be true by logic: a mathematical theorem

in Spanish | teorema… |

in French | théorème… |

in German | das Theorem… |

in Chinese (Traditional) | （尤指數學中的）定理… |

in Chinese (Simplified) | （尤指数学中的）定理… |

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