extensional

adjective ex·ten·sion·al \ ik-ˈstench-nəl , -ˈsten(t)-shə-nᵊl \

Definition of extensional

1 : of, relating to, or marked by extension; specifically : denotative
2 : concerned with objective reality

extensionality

play \ik-ˌsten(t)-shə-ˈna-lə-tē\ noun

extensionally

play \ik-ˈstench-nə-lē, -ˈsten(t)-shə-nᵊl-ē\ adverb

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1647

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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