# cardinality

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## cardinality

(ˌkɑːdɪˈnælɪtɪ)*n*

**1.**(Mathematics)

*maths*the property of possessing a cardinal number

**2.**(Mathematics)

*maths*

*logic*(of a class) the cardinal number associated with the given class. Two classes have the same cardinality if they can be put in one-to-one correspondence

**3.**(Logic)

*maths*

*logic*(of a class) the cardinal number associated with the given class. Two classes have the same cardinality if they can be put in one-to-one correspondence

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Noun | 1. | cardinality - (mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping)math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence" |

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**cardinalidade**

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