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predicated
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

5 uses
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Definition
to indicate that something is a necessary condition for another thing to be true or to happen
  • The process of philosophic explanation is an analytic process, a process of breaking something down into subjects and predicates.
    Part 3 (45% in)
  • What I mean (and everybody else means) by the word quality cannot be broken down into subjects and predicates.
    Part 3 (45% in)
  • Here were encyclopedic sentences that left subject and predicate completely out of shouting distance.
    Part 4 (12% in)
  • Thus, in cultures whose ancestry includes ancient Greece, one invariably finds a strong subject-object differentiation because the grammar of the old Greek mythos presumed a sharp natural division of subjects and predicates.
    Part 4 (25% in)
  • In cultures such as the Chinese, where subject-predicate relationships are not rigidly defined by grammar, one finds a corresponding absence of rigid subject-object philosophy.
    Part 4 (25% in)

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