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predicable

Logic obsolete one of the five Aristotelian classes of predicates (the five heads of predicables), namely genus, species, difference, property, and relation
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11.4.9 Constraints on predicability: what can be predicated about phenomena in various discursive domains.
To evaluate the predicability of the PTFs based on texture, the whole data set (prediction and validation) was combined and stratified into 3 textural classes (sandy, loamy, and clayey).
The Canadian mainstream film critics responded with all the predicability of well-trained submissives.
No one will dispute that in its historical setting the communication of idioms was concerned with "the predicability of essential properties (attributes, idiomata) pertaining to one of Christ's two natures to the other nature on the basis that they possess unity in the hypostasis of the Logos."(38) That is to say, the communication of idioms had to do with predication, with what one might appropriately say.
In fact, the pegging of the Malaysian currency to the US dollar has brought about the necessary certainty and predicability for the business community," she said.
In this climate the rule of law symbolises protection of individual rights, independence from political parties, non-bureaucratic public organisations, clarity and predicability, and thus a complete break from socialist legal institutions.
dialogue, predicability, simple and complex words and sentences.
While these customary or traditional restraints can become an impediment to social progress, they often play a useful functionary role by promoting social predicability and cohesion and limiting selfish behaviour in positions of social responsibility.
The new interactive, culturally intricate and less hierarchically-driven historical analyses challenge the older definitions of resistance and dismantle the predicability of power and powerlessness.
Jay Johnson, Ingram's director of transportation, said the agreement will allow Ingram to meet scheduled delivery times and improve cost predicability.
MacIntyre has challenged the notion that human affairs could be explained in terms of law-like generalizations which would allow for predicability. Part of his challenge is to examine the achievement of the sciences in terms of prediction, and he concludes that the social sciences have been unsuccessful as predictors.
Another way of measuring the long-horizon predicability of exchange rates is by examining the variance of particular forecast errors.