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set theory

set the·o·ry
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [set thee-uh-ree, theer-ee]
    • /sɛt ˈθi ə ri, ˈθɪər i/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [set thee-uh-ree, theer-ee]
    • /sɛt ˈθi ə ri, ˈθɪər i/

Definitions of set theory words

  • noun set theory the branch of mathematics that deals with relations between sets. 1
  • noun set theory the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and interrelationships of sets 0
  • noun set theory a theory constructed within first-order logic that yields the mathematical theory of classes, esp one that distinguishes sets from proper classes as a means of avoiding certain paradoxes 0
  • noun set theory the branch of mathematics that deals with the properties and relations of sets 0

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Origin of set theory

First appearance:

before 1940
One of the 7% newest English words
First recorded in 1940-45

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Parts of speech for Set theory

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

set theory popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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