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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Useless repetition; (logic) a statement that is necessarily true.

Usage examples (40)
  • The statement `he is brave or he is not brave' is a tautology
  • To say that something is `adequate enough' is a tautology
  • This is the logical notion of tautology, which is very different from the way the term tautology is used in stylistics
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