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The property of being monotonic. In logic, it refers to the fact that a valid argument cannot be made invalid, nor an invalid argument made valid, by adding new premises. More precisely, monotonicity in logic is the property of obeying the extension theorem of semantic entailment. See also non-monotonic reasoning.

Subjects: Psychology.

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