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Etymology
Greek Î¸ÎµÏÏÎ·Î¼Î±, "speculation", "proposition to be proved" (Euclid), from Î¸ÎµÏÏÎµÎ¹Î½, from Î¸ÎµÏÏÏÏ, "spectator". From vulgar Latin theÅrÄma. Confer theory, and theater.
Noun
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 mathematics A mathematical statement of some importance that has been proven to be true. Minor theorems are often called propositions. Theorems which are not very interesting in themselves but are an essential part of a bigger theorem's proof are called lemmas
 mathematicscolloquiallyincorrectly A mathematical statement that is expected to be true; as, w:Fermat's Last TheoremFermat's Last Theorem (as which it was known long before it was proved in the 1990s.)
Synonyms
math: lemma, proposition, statement
incorrectly: conjecture
Translations
transtopproved mathematical statement
Czech: vÄta f
Finnish: lause, teoreema
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Italian: teorema m
Japanese: Jpanå®ç (Jpanã¦ãã, teiri)
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transtop mathematical statement that is expected to be true
Finnish: olettamus
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ttbcDutch: theorema m, stelling f
ttbcFrench: thÃ©orÃ¨me m
ttbcGerman: Satz m (1,2), Theorem n (1)
ttbcIcelandic: kennisetning f
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ttbcKorean: ì ë¦¬ (1,2)
ttbcNorwegian: teorem m (1,2)
ttbcSpanish: teorema m
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