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Anonymous:i. Mary has three children
ii. Mary has exactly three children
What are the above sentences cases of: entailment or presupposition? Please explain thank you
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Anonymous:so what you are saying is, it is both entailment and presupposition, as i'm aware this is possible for a sentence to be both.
Anonymousso what you are saying is, it is both entailment and presupposition, as i'm aware this is possible for a sentence to be both.Generally speaking:
A presupposition may be contained within a single sentence.
Entailment is a relationship between two sentences.
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