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The term of a syllogism that is stated in the major premise and forms the predicate of the conclusion.
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(Logic) logic the predicate of the conclusion of a syllogism, also occurring as the subject or predicate in the major premise
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the term of a syllogism that is the predicate of the conclusion.
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|Noun||1.||major term - the term in a syllogism that is the predicate of the conclusion|
term - one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
ratiocination, conclusion - the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)
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