sufficient condition
noun Date: 1885 1. a proposition whose truth assures the truth of another proposition 2. a state of affairs whose existence assures the existence of another state of affairs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sufficient condition — n. 1. Logic an antecedent whose validity entails the validity of the consequent 2. something whose existence or occurrence by itself guarantees that a given thing will exist or occur: Cf. NECESSARY CONDITION * * * …   Universalium

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  • sufficient condition — noun A statement P in relation to statement Q such that P implies Q. See Also: necessary condition …   Wiktionary

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  • Necessary and sufficient condition — This article is about the formal terminology in logic. For causal meanings of the terms, see Causality. In logic, the words necessity and sufficiency refer to the implicational relationships between statements. The assertion that one statement is …   Wikipedia

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  • Condition — • That which is necessary or at least conducive to the actual operation of a cause Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Condition     Condition      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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