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[trooth-val-yoo] /ˈtruθˌvæl yu/
noun, Logic.
the truth or falsehood of a proposition:
The truth-value of “2 + 2 = 5” is falsehood.
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British Dictionary definitions for truth value


  1. either of the values, true or false, that may be taken by a statement
  2. by analogy, any of the values that a semantic theory may accord to a statement
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truth value in Science
The truth or falsity of a logical proposition.
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Encyclopedia Article for truth value


in logic, truth (T or 1) or falsity (F or 0) of a given proposition or statement. Logical connectives, such as disjunction (symbolized , for "or") and negation (symbolized ~), can be thought of as truth-functions, because the truth-value of a compound proposition is a function of, or a quantity dependent upon, the truth-values of its component parts

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