logical quantifier

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Noun1.logical quantifier - (logic) a word (such as `some' or `all' or `no') that binds the variables in a logical proposition
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
existential operator, existential quantifier - a logical quantifier of a proposition that asserts the existence of at least one thing for which the proposition is true
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Q *** is an unnatural logical quantifier but it does not take the cardinality of universes into account (any more than [there exists], say, does).
The formalized statement consists in three inequalities bonded by logical quantifiers.
It must also be admitted that Sher's criterion conforms to Lindstrom's characterization and is undoubtedly a correct explication and generalization of the somewhat vague condition that Mostowski used for characterizing generalized logical quantifiers. Still more important: her criterion seems to conform exactly to Tarski's celebrated characterizations of logical notions and logical particles.(9) Thus, her claim that her work is a fulfilment and a kind of completion of Tarski's programme seems justified.