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implication

Logic
a. the operator that forms a sentence from two given sentences and corresponds to the English if … then …
b. a sentence so formed. Usually written p→q or p⊃q, where p,q are the component sentences, it is true except when p (the antecedent) is true and q (the consequent) is false
c. the relation between such sentences

implication

[‚im·plə′kā·shən]
(mathematics)
The logical relation between two statements p and q, usually expressed as “if p then q.“
A logic operator having the characteristic that if p and q are statements, the implication of p and q is false if p is true and q is false, and is true otherwise. Also known as conditional implication; if-then operation; material implication.
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That is, as was discussed in [section]2.1, the form kallo, partitive singular of the lexeme 'fish', is not partitive singular because it ends in a form -o (listed in table 1 above as one of the partitive singular markers), but because the form exists in a particular implicational relation with other inflected forms in the paradigm.
In IMFC [2] most of the implicational relations is also related to phonemes that present similar articulatory features, which reinforces the validity of both models as representatives of typical and deviant phonological acquisition.
The same idea is given by the implicational universals of the Universities Constanz and the universals of World Atlas of Language Structures (WALS)1.
What we see in Table 11 is that the availability of local cases for particular locations grows in languages along the implicational ordering in (19).
" We urge upon you to take appropriate implicational notice of the developments," it added.
By employing the implicational scaling technique and speaker variation in language choice patterns (Gal, 1979), I was able to determine the direction and motivation for shift among the Bidayuh.
Implicational Paradoxes and the Meaning of Logical Constants, FRANCESCO PAOLI
In (11), the densities of truth for the purely implicational fragments of classical and intuitionistic logic, in a language with one variable, were computed.
It is appropriate at this stage to remark that Dhvani systematizes the whole artistic medium through correlations or correlatives understood as implicational orientation of early and later phases of categorical synthesis.
ICS contrast between the two levels of meanings, implicational, and propositional.
This seems directly to undermine Abercrombie's claims about an implicational relationship between acquisition of /ae/ vs /[??]/ and of /[??]/ vs /[??]/.