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universal affirmative

noun, Logic.
a proposition of the form “All S is P.” Symbol: A, a. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But the universal affirmative cannot be thus converted simply.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • An universal affirmative may also state a relation between two terms whose denotation is co-extensive.

    Logic Carveth Read
  • First, that if there be no universal affirmative or negative, it be carefully noted as not existing.

    Novum Organum Francis Bacon
  • Suppose the thesis set up by the respondent to be an universal affirmative, or an universal negative.

    Aristotle George Grote

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