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epagoge

[ep-uh-goh-jee] /ˈɛp əˌgoʊ dʒi/
noun, Logic.
1.
induction of a general proposition from particular propositions.
Origin
< Greek epagōgḗ a bringing to, argument by induction, equivalent to ep- ep- + agōgḗ guide, method (derivative of ágein to lead)
Related forms
epagogic
[ep-uh-goj-ik] /ˌɛp əˈgɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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