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definiendum

[dih-fin-ee-en-duh m] /dɪˌfɪn iˈɛn dəm/
noun, plural definienda
[dih-fin-ee-en-duh] /dɪˌfɪn iˈɛn də/ (Show IPA)
1.
something that is or is to be defined, especially the term at the head of a dictionary entry.
2.
Logic. an expression to be defined in terms of another expression previously defined.
Compare definiens.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Latin dēfīniendum, neuter gerund of dēfīnīre; see define
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definiendum

/dɪˌfɪnɪˈɛndəm/
noun (pl) -da (-də)
1.
something to be defined, esp the term or phrase to be accounted for in a dictionary entry Compare definiens
Word Origin
Latin
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