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[trooth-val-yoo] /ˈtruθˌvæl yu/
noun, Logic.
the truth or falsehood of a proposition:
The truth-value of “2 + 2 = 5” is falsehood.
Origin of truth-value
First recorded in 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But we recognised in the principle of truth-value an important advance towards a theory of knowledge.

    The Problem of Truth H. Wildon Carr
British Dictionary definitions for truth-value


  1. either of the values, true or false, that may be taken by a statement
  2. by analogy, any of the values that a semantic theory may accord to a statement
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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truth-value in Science
The truth or falsity of a logical proposition.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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