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a technical legal term used to denote:
(1) Each individual provision or condition in such documents as constitutions, statutes, declarations, laws, treaties, resolutions, and instructions.
(2) In the narrow sense, a special provision or reservation attached to a treaty.
p1 ^ ...^ pm => q1 V ... V qn.
~p1 V ... V ~pn V q1 V ... V qn,
where pi and qi are atoms.
The operators ~, ^, V, => are connectives, where ~ stands for negation, ^ for conjunction, V for disjunction and => for implication.