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pɪˈtɪʃ iˌoʊ prɪnˈsɪp iˌaɪ; Lat. pɛˈti tɪˌoʊ prɪŋˈkɪp ɪˌipe·ti·tio prin·cipi·i

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  1. petitio principii, petitionoun

    the logical fallacy of assuming the conclusion in the premises; begging the question

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  1. petitio principiinoun

    The logical fallacy of begging the question.

    Etymology: From the , literally an assumption from the beginning, from a calque of the Greek τὸ ἐν ἀρχῇ αἰτεῖσθαι (to en archē aetīsthae, to assume from the beginning).

  2. petitio principiinoun

    A particular argument which commits the fallacy of begging the question; a circular argument.

    Etymology: From the , literally an assumption from the beginning, from a calque of the Greek τὸ ἐν ἀρχῇ αἰτεῖσθαι (to en archē aetīsthae, to assume from the beginning).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of petitio principii in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of petitio principii in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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