meta·​math·​e·​mat·​ics | \ ˈme-tə-ˌmath-ˈma-tiks How to pronounce metamathematics (audio) , -ma-thə- \

Definition of metamathematics

: a field of study concerned with the formal structure and properties (such as the consistency and completeness of axioms) of mathematical systems

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metamathematical \ ˈme-​tə-​ˌmath-​ˈma-​ti-​kəl How to pronounce metamathematical (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of metamathematics

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Metamathematics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metamathematics. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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