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Topic: PHILOSOPHY

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: dialectica, from Greek% dialektos; DIALECT

dialectic

noun
     
di‧a‧lec‧tic also dialectics [uncountable] formal
RP a method of examining and discussing ideas in order to find the truth, in which two opposing ideas are compared in order to find a solution that includes them both
dialectical adjective
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