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Peano's postulates

noun, (used with a plural verb) Mathematics.
1.
a collection of axioms concerning the properties of the set of all positive integers, including the principle of mathematical induction.
Also called Peano's axioms.
Origin of Peano's postulates
named after G. Peano
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Peano's axioms

/pɪˈɑːnəʊz/
plural noun
1.
a set of axioms that yield the arithmetic of the natural numbers
Word Origin
named after Giuseppe Peano (1858–1932), Italian mathematician
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