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particular quantifier

noun, Logic.

existential quantifier

noun, Logic.
a quantifier indicating that the sentential function within its scope is true for at least one value of the variable included in the quantifier.
Also called particular quantifier.
Origin of existential quantifier
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for particular-quantifier

existential quantifier

(logic) a formal device, for which the conventional symbol is ∃, which indicates that the open sentence that follows is true of at least one member of the relevant universe of interpretation, as (∃x) Fx meaning "something is (an) F," "something Fs," or "there are (some) Fs."
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