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epagoge

[ ep-uh-goh-jee ]

noun

, Logic.
  1. induction of a general proposition from particular propositions.


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  • ep·a·gog·ic [ep-, uh, -, goj, -ik], adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of epagoge1

< Greek epagōgḗ a bringing to, argument by induction, equivalent to ep- ep- + agōgḗ guide, method (derivative of ágein to lead)

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