theorem
theorem (n.) 1550s, from M.Fr. théorème, from L.L. theorema, from Gk. theorema "spectacle, speculation," in Euclid "proposition to be proved," from theorein "to consider" (see THEORY (Cf. theory)).

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(to be demonstrated), , ,


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