exclusive or definition

  • noun:
    • unique disjunction: the usage of or even to indicate compared to two predicates, you're real and one is false (without specifying that is which); compared with comprehensive or, which cannot imply you have to be untrue.
    • unique disjunction: the application of or even show compared to several predicates, an odd number are real (without specifying which or exactly how many); contrasted with inclusive or, which suggests only this 1 or even more is true.
    • a special disjunction; the result of using the above-described unique or to two or more predicates; contrasted with an inclusive or, which is the consequence of applying an inclusive otherwise.

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