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(of a word) able to stand alone as a term or subject
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|Adj.||1.||categorematic - of a term or phrase capable of standing as the subject or (especially) the predicate of a proposition|
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
syncategorematic - of a term that cannot stand as the subject or (especially) the predicate of a proposition but must be used in conjunction with other terms; "`or' is a syncategorematic term"
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