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In mathematics, a lemma is the proof of a minor claim to be made in the proof of a major result. Lemma itself is also a theorem. See theorem for more.

In linguistics, and particularly in morphology, lemma refers to the canonical form of the word. This is important mainly in the highly flexible languages[?], such as Czech.

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David McReynolds

... - the aim of working within the Democratic Party and pulling it to the Left (pretty much the Trotskyist idea of "entrism"). The left-wing of the SPA, or the Debs ...

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