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determinacy

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noun, de·ter·mi·na·cy \di-ˈtər-mə-nə-sē\

Definition of determinacy

plural determinacies

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being determinate

  2. 2 a :  the state of being definitely and unequivocally characterized :  exactness b :  the state of being determined or necessitated



1873

First Known Use of determinacy

1873


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