major premiss

major premiss
noun
the premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion)
Syn: ↑major premise
Hypernyms: ↑premise, ↑premiss, ↑assumption
Part Holonyms: ↑syllogism
Part Meronyms: ↑major term, ↑middle term

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