Contrapositive



[kon-truh-poz-i-tiv] /ˌkɒn trəˈpɒz ɪ tɪv/ Logic.

adjective
1.
of or relating to .
noun
2.
a contrapositive statement of a proposition.
/ˌkɒntrəˈpɒzɪtɪv/
adjective
1.
placed opposite or against
noun
2.
(logic)

adj.

1858 (implied in contrapositively), from Latin contraposit-, past participle stem of contraponere (see contraposition) + -ive.

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