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prejacent

adjective pre·ja·cent \prēˈjāsənt\

Definition of prejacent

  1. 1 obsolete :  preexisting

  2. 2 :  being an antecedent proposition in logic from which another is developed

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Origin and Etymology of prejacent

Middle French, from Latin praejacent-, praejacens, present participle of praejacēre to lie before, from prae- pre- + jacēre to lie — more at adjacent


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noun pre·ja·cent \"\

Definition of prejacent

plural

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  1. :  a prejacent proposition in logic

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