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  1. Occam's Razor, Ockham's Razor, principle of parsimony, law of parsimony(noun)

    the principle that entities should not be multiplied needlessly; the simplest of two competing theories is to be preferred


  1. Occam's razor

    Occam's razor is a principle of parsimony, economy, or succinctness used in logic and problem-solving. It states that among competing hypotheses, the hypothesis with the fewest assumptions should be selected.


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