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    tautology - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tautology

    (noun) (logic) a statement that is necessarily true
    Example Sentence
    • the statement `he is brave or he is not brave' is a tautology
    (noun) useless repetition
    Example Sentence
    • to say that something is `adequate enough' is a tautology
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tautology

pronounce tautology in this way "tau-tau-logy". Here u see that 'tau' is repeated twice so u can say tautology means "UNNECESSARY REPETITION"

"taut tightness" is redundant and is therefore a tautology.

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