[ ep-uh-sil-uh-jiz-uhm ]
/ ˌɛp əˈsɪl əˌdʒɪz əm /
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a syllogism one of the premises of which is the conclusion of a preceding syllogism; any of the syllogisms included in a polysyllogism except the first one.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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