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logic philosophy the principle that expressions with the same reference can be substituted for one another without affecting the truth-value of any context in which they occurSee also transparent context, opaque context
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby substitutivity
substitute, substitution, substitution cipher, substitution reaction, substitutive, substitutivity, substrate, substratosphere, substratum, substruction, substructure
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