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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

deduct +‎ -ive

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈdʌktɪv/, /dɪˈdʊktɪv/

AdjectiveEdit

deductive (comparative more deductive, superlative most deductive)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or based on deduction (process of reasoning).
  2. (logic) Based on inferences from general principles.

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dēductīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēductīvus