Definition of implicational in US English:

implicational

adjective

  • See implication

    • ‘Ever since Greenberg's seminal paper on word-order universals, the implicational universal has been a major tool for expressing generalisations within the framework of typology.’
    • ‘This is contrasted with claims that structural complexity asymmetries alone can explain implicational universals.’
    • ‘But there are two subsystems that are dedicated to making sense of the whole thing, which they call the propositional and the implicational subsystems.’
    • ‘The notion of closure system has many cryptomorphic versions, especially the notions of closure operator and of implicational system, occurring in many fields of pure or applied mathematics and of computer science.’

Pronunciation

implicational

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