syllogism

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proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism) conclusion , ratiocination
logic syllogism in which a premise or conclusion is not stated explicitly enthymeme
premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion) major premise , major premiss
term in a syllogism that is the predicate of the conclusion major term
term in a syllogism that is common to both premises and excluded from the conclusion middle term
premise of a syllogism that contains the minor term (which is the subject of the conclusion) minor premise , minor premiss , subsumption
term in a syllogism that is the subject of the conclusion minor term
logic, major or minor proposition in syllogism of premise
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