formal truth

noun

: the true elaboration of concepts, meanings, or implications that is relatively independent of external existence or nonexistence
the formal truth of a definition
the truth that certain premises give a certain conclusion is a formal truth

called also logical truth

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“Formal truth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/formal%20truth. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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