(?), n. [Pref. contra- + position: cf. f. conterposition.] 1. A placing over against; opposite position. [Obs.] F. Potter.
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2. (Logic) A so-called immediate inference which consists in denying the original subject of the contradictory predicate; e. g.: Every S is P; therefore, no Not-P is S.
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