direct reduction

noun

Definition of direct reduction

: a reduction of a syllogistic argument to the first figure by converting or obverting one or more of its propositions or by converting or obverting and interchanging the premises contrasted with indirect reduction

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“Direct reduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/direct%20reduction. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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