# Definitions for principle of compositionalityprin·ci·ple of com·po·si·tion·al·i·ty

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1. Principle of compositionality

In semantics, mathematical logic and related disciplines, the principle of compositionality is the principle that the meaning of a complex expression is determined by the meanings of its constituent expressions and the rules used to combine them. This principle is also called Frege's principle, because Gottlob Frege is widely credited for the first modern formulation of it. The principle was never explicitly stated by Frege, and it was arguably already assumed by George Boole decades before Frege's work. The principle of compositionality is highly debated in linguistics, and among its most challenging problems there are the issues of contextuality, the non-compositionality of idiomatic expressions, and the non-compositionality of quotations.

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of principle of compositionality in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of principle of compositionality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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