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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any formal system of reasoning that arrives at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments; A contradiction of ideas that serves as the determining factor in their interaction adj. - Of or relating to or employing any formal system of reasoning th

Usage examples (36)
  • This situation created the inner dialectic of American history
  • The ancient Greeks used the term dialectic to refer to various methods of reasoning and discussion in order to discover the truth.
  • Then this is the progress which you call dialectic?
  • The Marxist-Leninists call it dialectic materialism. say one thig to mask the fact that you mean the opposite. for more
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