equipollence


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e·qui·pol·lent

(ē′kwə-pŏl′ənt, ĕk′wə-)
adj.
1. Equal in force, power, effectiveness, or significance.
2. Logic Validly deducible from each other.
3. Equivalent.
n.
An equivalent.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin aequipollēns, aequipollent- : aequi-, equi- + pollēns, present participle of pollēre, to be powerful.]

e′qui·pol′lence n.
e′qui·pol′lent·ly adv.

equipollence, equipollency

equality between two or more propositions, as when two propositions have the same meaning but are expressed differently. See also agreement.
See also: Logic
equalness of force, validity, etc. — equipollent, adj. See also logic.
See also: Strength and Weakness
equalness of force, validity, etc. See also logic. — equipollent, adj.
See also: Agreement
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