from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of or relating to a definition
- adj. used to define something
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Relating to definition; of the nature of a definition; employed in defining.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to definition; used in defining.
- Abounding in definitions.
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A Federal Judge told the city that they cannot have a "definitional" ban.
Doesn't it sometimes seem as if there's only one kind of definitional argument, and we keep having it again and again?
Nerd trolls. what Zizek said (youtube) about that kind of definitional debate:
The contrast subtly destabilises the notion that the "definitional" claims put forward in either of the opening chapters of
Opponents of marriage equality have recently been shifting somewhat away from the "bad for children" argument in favor of what we might call the "definitional" argument: same-sex
The problem was "definitional," he continued, and honed on the meaning of the word
Gotta go with NYU Law Libertarian, for the kind of definitional, letter-of-the-law, manipulative hair-splitting (and circular reasoning) I've come to expect - nay, demand - nay! dread!
The kind of definitional jerrymandering you’re attempting doesn’t, to my mind, amount to a useful distinction. raven
Again, think about the definitional issues of “all-star game” … too many steves Says:
On the merits of Mo Williams as a player, totally aside from all-star definitional issues: