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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The way in which something is done. Also: (law) A fixed compensation or equivalent given instead of payment of tithes in kind,

Usage examples (30)
  • Now this agreement with His Majesty's Government is what you have seen in the papers, called the modus vivendi.
  • Ginzberg writes that she herself is personally convinced that the inferential pattern called modus ponens (If p, then q; p; therefore q) is valid.
  • The basic sentences (2: 1) - (2: 4) combined with a simple categorical sentence as the second premise boil down to what we today know as modus ponens and modus...
  • There was also the fear that Hamas was reaching a kind of modus vivendi with Israel: for more
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