Biconditional vs Iff - What's the difference?

biconditional | iff |


As an adjective biconditional

is having two conditions.

As a noun biconditional

is (logic) an "if and only if" conditional wherein the truth of each term depends on the truth of the other.

As an initialism iff is

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biconditional

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Having two conditions
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (logic) An "if and only if" conditional wherein the truth of each term depends on the truth of the other
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    iff

    English

    Abbreviation

    (Abbreviation) (head)
  • (mathematics, logic) if and only if; used to show that the truth values of two statements are the same.
  • See also

    * formal logic