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de re(ˈdeɪ ˈreɪ)
(Logic) logic philosophy (of a belief, possibility, etc) relating to the individual rather than to an expression, as the necessity of the number of wonders of the world is prime since that number, seven, is necessarily prime. Compare de dicto
[literally: about the thing]
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