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addaword.gifdefinition of consilience

noun
the principle of convergence of evidence from independent sources that could lead to strong conclusions
Consilience has gained remarkable significance in the field of history and science.
Submitted by: Sudeshna B Baruah from India on 02/10/2012 08:04:00
Definition of consilience from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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