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predicate is pronounced in three syllables
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An example use of predicate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… is true or not and predicate calculus …”
meanings of predicate
To base (on); to assert on the grounds of.
To make a term (or expression) the predicate of a statement.
To assume or suppose; to infer.
To announce, assert, or proclaim publicly.
To assert or state as an attribute or quality of something.
An operator or function that returns either true or false.
The part of the sentence (or clause) which states something about the subject or the object of the sentence.
A term of a statement, where the statement may be true or false depending on whether the thing referred to by the values of the statement's variables has the property signified by that term.
Relating to or being any of a series of criminal acts upon which prosecution for racketeering may be predicated.
Of or related to the predicate of a sentence or clause.
predicate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word predicate occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics predicate can be related to
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that predicate can be often used in the following areas: