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ideatum

[ ahy-dee-ey-tuhm, ee-dee- ]
/ ˌaɪ diˈeɪ təm, ˌi di- /
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noun, plural i·de·a·ta [ahy-dee-ey-tuh, ee-dee-]. /ˌaɪ diˈeɪ tə, ˌi di-/.
(in epistemology) the object of knowledge as known by the mind.Compare datum (def. 3).
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Origin of ideatum

1700–10; <New Latin ideātum, equivalent to Latin ide(a) idea + -ātum, neuter of -ātus-ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for ideatum

ideatum
/ (ˌaɪdɪˈeɪtəm) /

noun plural -ata (-ˈeɪtə)
philosophy the objective reality with which human ideas are supposed to correspond

Word Origin for ideatum

C18: New Latin, from Latin: idea
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