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[pol-ee-sil-uh-jiz-uh m] /ˌpɒl iˈsɪl əˌdʒɪz əm/

noun, Logic.
an argument made up of a chain of , the conclusion of each being a premise of the one following, until the last one.
a chain of syllogisms in which the conclusion of one syllogism serves as a premise for the next


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