alternative denial

noun

Definition of alternative denial

: the complex proposition that denies that both of two propositions are true the alternative denial "not both p and q" is true if either or both of p and q are false — compare joint denial

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First Known Use of alternative denial

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Alternative denial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alternative%20denial. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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