- IPA(key): /kɒˈɹɒləɹi/, /ˈkɒɹələɹi/
- (US) enPR: kôr'əlĕrē, IPA(key): /ˈkɔɹəˌlɛɹi/
- (General Australian) IPA(key): /kɔˈɹoʊˌlɛɹi/
corollary (plural corollaries)
- Something given beyond what is actually due; something added or superfluous.
- Something which occurs a fortiori, as a result of another effort without significant additional effort.
- Finally getting that cracked window fixed was a nice corollary of redoing the whole storefront.
- (mathematics, logic) A proposition which follows easily from the proof of another proposition.
- We have proven that this set is finite and well ordered; as a corollary, we now know that there is an order-preserving map from it to the natural numbers.
proposition which follows easily
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corollary (not comparable)
- Occurring as a natural consequence or result; attendant; consequential.
- 2019, Li Huang; James Lambert, “Another Arrow for the Quiver: A New Methodology for Multilingual Researchers”, in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, DOI:10.1080/01434632.2019.1596115, page 11:
- However, given current sensibilities about individual privacy and data protection, the recording of oral data is becoming increasingly onerous for researchers who are obliged to navigate an often time-consuming and complex series of administrative requirements and corollary review processes in order to be granted ethics clearance.
- (rare) Forming a proposition that follows from one already proved.