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axiomatization

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From axiomatize +‎ -ation.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌaksɪəmətʌɪˈzeɪʃn̩/

NounEdit

axiomatization (plural axiomatizations)

  1. The reduction of some system or concept to a set of axioms.
    • 2012, George Dyson, Turing's Cathedral, Penguin 2013, p. 49:
      The axiomatization of set theory formed the foundations, mathematically, of everything else.
  2. The result of establishing a concept within a system of axioms; axiomatic system.

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