# Relative term

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A **relative term** 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*^{1} 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 __”.

1. Pronounced with the accent on the first syllable.

## Syllabus

### Focal nodes

### Peer nodes

- Relative Term @ InterSciWiki
- Relative Term @ MyWikiBiz
- Relative Term @ Subject Wikis
- Relative Term @ Wikiversity
- Relative Term @ Wikiversity Beta

### Logical operators

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- Propositional calculus
- Sole sufficient operator
- Truth table
- Universe of discourse
- Zeroth order logic

### Relational concepts

### Information, Inquiry

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- Differential Propositional Calculus
- Differential Logic and Dynamic Systems

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## Document history

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- Relative Term, InterSciWiki
- Relative Term, MyWikiBiz
- Relative Term, Semantic Web
- Relative Term, Wikinfo
- Relative Term, Wikiversity
- Relative Term, Wikiversity Beta
- Relative Term, Wikipedia