/ (ˌnɒməˈlɒdʒɪkəl) /
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of or relating to nomology
stating or relating to a nonlogical necessity or law of nature. The difference between a nomological and a merely universal statement is that from the universal all As are Bs one cannot, but from the nomological all As must be Bs one can, infer the counterfactual if this were an A it would (have to) be a B
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Derived forms of nomologicalnomologically, adverb
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