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English definition of “syllogism”

syllogism

noun [C]     /ˈsɪl.ə.dʒɪ.zəm/ specialized
(in philosophy) a process of logic in which two general statements lead to a more particular statementConcluding and deducingPhilosophy syllogistic     /ˌsɪl.əˈdʒɪs.tɪk/ adjective
(Definition of syllogism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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