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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quantification  \Quan`ti*fi*ca"tion\,  n.  [See  {Quantity}.] 
  Modification  by  a  reference  to  quantity;  the  introduction  of 
  the  element  of  quantity. 
  The  quantification  of  the  predicate  belongs  in  part  to 
  Sir  William  Hamilton;  viz.,  in  its  extension  to 
  negative  propositions.  --De  Quincey. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  limitation  imposed  on  the  variables  of  a  proposition  (as 
  by  the  quantifiers  `some'  or  `all'  or  `no') 
  2:  the  act  of  discovering  or  expressing  the  quantity  of 

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