salva veritate

adverb sal·va ver·i·ta·te \ˈsälˌwäˌwerəˈtätē\

Definition of salva veritate

  1. :  in accordance with a principle attributed to Leibniz by which two expressions are said to be synonymous if the substitution of one for the other does not change the truth value or meaning of any context in which either expression appears

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Origin and Etymology of salva veritate

Latin, the truth being safe

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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