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rɪˈdʌk tiˌoʊ ˈæd æbˈsɜr dəm, -ˈzɜr-, -ʃiˌoʊre·duc·tio ad ab·sur·dum

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  1. reductio ad absurdumnoun

    proof by contradiction

  2. reductio ad absurdumnoun

    The method of proving a statement by assuming the statement is false and, with that assumption, arriving at a blatant contradiction.

    proof by contradiction

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  1. reductio ad absurdum, reductionoun

    (reduction to the absurd) a disproof by showing that the consequences of the proposition are absurd; or a proof of a proposition by showing that its negation leads to a contradiction


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