Ontology

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Ontology

 philosophy the branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of being

2.  logic the set of entities presupposed by a theory

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1.  the branch of metaphysics dealing with the nature of being, reality, or ultimate substance

2. Word forms: plural onˈtologies a particular theory about being or reality

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

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