Which one of the following statements most accurately characterizes a difference between the two passages?

Rowan on August 23, 2017

True vs. False

What is the the difference between "could be true" and "not necessarily true"?


Mehran on August 23, 2017

@rstjohn "could be true" means it is possible it is true, i.e. not necessarily false.

"Not necessarily true" means it is possible it is not true, i.e. could be false.

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