nondeductive

adjective
non·​de·​duc·​tive | \ ˌnän-di-ˈdək-tiv How to pronounce nondeductive (audio) , -dē- \

Definition of nondeductive

: not relating to or employing deduction : not deductive

First Known Use of nondeductive

1914, in the meaning defined above

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“Nondeductive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondeductive. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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