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A '''relative term''', also called a '''rhema''' or a '''rheme''', is a logical term that requires reference to any number of other objects, called the ''[[correlate]]s'' of the term, in order to [[denotation|denote]] a definite object, called the ''[[relate]]'' (pronounced with the accent on the first syllable) of the relative term in question.  A relative term is typically expressed in ordinary language by means of a phrase with explicit or implicit blanks, for example, ''lover&nbsp;of&nbsp;__'', or ''giver&nbsp;of&nbsp;__&nbsp;to&nbsp;__''.
 
A '''relative term''', also called a '''rhema''' or a '''rheme''', is a logical term that requires reference to any number of other objects, called the ''[[correlate]]s'' of the term, in order to [[denotation|denote]] a definite object, called the ''[[relate]]'' (pronounced with the accent on the first syllable) of the relative term in question.  A relative term is typically expressed in ordinary language by means of a phrase with explicit or implicit blanks, for example, ''lover&nbsp;of&nbsp;__'', or ''giver&nbsp;of&nbsp;__&nbsp;to&nbsp;__''.
  

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A relative term, also called a rhema or a rheme, is a logical term that requires reference to any number of other objects, called the correlates of the term, in order to denote a definite object, called the relate (pronounced with the accent on the first syllable) of the relative term in question. A relative term is typically expressed in ordinary language by means of a phrase with explicit or implicit blanks, for example, lover of __, or giver of __ to __.

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