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noun Logic.
  1. the truth or falsehood of a proposition: The truth-value of “2 + 2 = 5” is falsehood.
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Origin of truth-value

First recorded in 1915–20
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  • But we recognised in the principle of truth-value an important advance towards a theory of knowledge.

    The Problem of Truth

    H. Wildon Carr

British Dictionary definitions for truth-value


  1. logic
    1. either of the values, true or false, that may be taken by a statement
    2. by analogy, any of the values that a semantic theory may accord to a statement
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truth-value in Science


  1. The truth or falsity of a logical proposition.
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