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Pronunciation: (nom'u-nl-iz"um), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/nominalism.html on line 81 [key]
n.
(in medieval philosophy) the doctrine that general or abstract words do not stand for objectively existing entities and that universals are no more than names assigned to them. Cf. conceptualism, realism (def. 5a).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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