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impredicative

/ (ˌɪmprəˈdɪkətɪv) /
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adjective
logic (of a definition) given in terms that require quantification over a range that includes that which is to be defined, as having all the properties of a great general where one of the properties as ascribed must be that property itselfCompare predicative (def. 2)
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