Pronunciation: (dis-jungk'shun), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/disjunction.html on line 77 [key]
1. the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined: a disjunction between thought and action.
a. Also called disjunctive, inclusive disjunction. a compound proposition that is true if and only if at least one of a number of alternatives is true.
b. Also called exclusive disjunction. a compound proposition that is true if and only if one and only one of a number of alternatives is true.
c. the relation among the components of such a proposition, usually expressed by AND or V.
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