major term

noun

Definition of major term

: the term of a syllogism constituting the predicate of the conclusion

First Known Use of major term

1599, in the meaning defined above

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“Major term.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/major%20term. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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