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impredicative

/ˌɪmprəˈdɪkətɪv/
adjective
1.
(logic) (of a definition) given in terms that require quantification over a range that includes that which is to be defined, as having all the properties of a great general where one of the properties as ascribed must be that property itself Compare predicative (sense 2)
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