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cardinality

[ kahr-dn-al-i-tee ]
/ ˌkɑr dnˈæl ɪ ti /
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noun, plural car·di·nal·i·ties.Mathematics.
(of a set) the cardinal number indicating the number of elements in the set.
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Origin of cardinality

First recorded in 1930–35; cardinal + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for cardinality

cardinality
/ (ˌkɑːdɪˈnælɪtɪ) /

noun
maths the property of possessing a cardinal number
maths logic (of a class) the cardinal number associated with the given class. Two classes have the same cardinality if they can be put in one-to-one correspondence
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