› formal a statement or principle that is generally accepted to be true, but need not be so: It is a widely held axiom that governments should not negotiate with terrorists. › specialized science a formal statement or principle in mathematics, science, etc., from which other statements can be obtained: Euclid's axioms form the foundation of his system of geometry.

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November 19, 2014

As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.