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entailment


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entailment  \En*tail"ment\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  entailing  or  of  giving,  as  an  estate,  and 
  directing  the  mode  of  descent. 
 
  2.  The  condition  of  being  entailed. 
 
  3.  A  thing  entailed. 
 
  Brutality  as  an  hereditary  entailment  becomes  an 
  ever  weakening  force.  --R.  L. 
  Dugdale 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  entailment 
  n  :  something  that  is  inferred  (deduced  or  entailed  or  implied); 
  "his  resignation  had  political  implications"  [syn:  {deduction}, 
  {implication}] 




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