dictum de omni et nullo

dic·​tum de om·​ni et nul·​lo | \ ¦diktəmdā¦ȯmnēˌetˈnu̇(ˌ)lō \

Definition of dictum de omni et nullo

: an axiom in logic: whatever may be affirmed or denied of a class may be affirmed or denied of every member of it

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First Known Use of dictum de omni et nullo

1664, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dictum de omni et nullo

Latin, maxim of all and none

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“Dictum de omni et nullo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dictum%20de%20omni%20et%20nullo. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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