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biconditional

[bahy-kuh n-dish-uh-nl] /ˌbaɪ kənˈdɪʃ ə nl/
adjective, Logic.
1.
(of a proposition) asserting that the existence or occurrence of one thing or event depends on, and is dependent on, the existence or occurrence of another, as “A if and only if B.”.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; bi-1 + conditional
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biconditional

/ˌbaɪkənˈdɪʃənəl/
noun
1.
another name for equivalence (sense 2)
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