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n. pl. cor·ol·lar·ies
1. A proposition that follows with little or no proof required from one already proven.
2. A deduction or an inference.
3. A natural consequence or effect; a result.
[Middle English corolarie, from Latin corōllārium, money paid for a garland, gratuity, from corōlla, small garland; see corolla.]
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n, pl -laries
1. (Logic) a proposition that follows directly from the proof of another proposition
2. an obvious deduction
3. a natural consequence or result
consequent or resultant
[C14: from Latin corollārium money paid for a garland, from Latin corolla garland, from corōna crown]
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cor•ol•lar•y(ˈkɔr əˌlɛr i, ˈkɒr-; esp. Brit., kəˈrɒl ə ri)
n., pl. -lar•ies.
1. Math. a proposition incidentally proved in proving another proposition.
2. an immediate consequence or easily drawn conclusion.
3. a natural consequence or result.
[1325–75; < Late Latin corollārium corollary, in Latin: money paid for a garland, gratuity. See corolla, -ary]
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A statement that follows with little or no proof required from an already proven statement.
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|Noun||1.||corollary - a practical consequence that follows naturally; "blind jealousy is a frequent corollary of passionate love"|
|2.||corollary - (logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of another proposition|
illation, inference - the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
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noun consequence, result, effect, outcome, sequel, end result, upshot The number of prisoners increased as a corollary of the government's crackdown on violent crime.
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corollary[kəˈrɒlərɪ] N → corolario m
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corollary[kəˈrɒləri] n → corollaire m
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n → (logische) Folge, Korollar nt (also Math); this would prove, as a corollary, that … → damit würde dann gleichzeitig auch bewiesen, dass …
adj → Begleit-
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corollary[kəˈrɒlərɪ] n → corollario
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