[ suhb-kon-trer-ee ]
/ sʌbˈkɒn trɛr i /
noun, plural sub·con·tra·ries. Logic.
one of two propositions that can both be true but cannot both be false.
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Words nearby subcontrary
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British Dictionary definitions for subcontrary
/ (sʌbˈkɒntrərɪ) logic /
noun plural -ries
a statement that cannot be false when a given statement is false
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