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A thing which indicates something.
- ‘Yet, the proof of the pudding is in the eating just as the clearest indicant of merit has always been performance.’
- ‘However, if she wants to bump her fame indicant higher, then she needs to start networking.’
- ‘Affects include desires, wishes, a sense of health or debility: They are ideational indicants of bodily thriving or declining.’
- ‘The more global externalizing scale was selected as an indicant due to the wider, more developmentally heterogeneous age range in the sample.’
Early 17th century: from Latin indicant- ‘pointing out’, from the verb indicare (see indicate).
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