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Every topic is defined by its key question at issue. Since this is a definitional (analytic) topic, please state the key question as "What is X?" (e.g. What is theory? or How should theory we defined?). IMPORTANT: please avoid any wiki markup here, such as references or links to other wiki articles.

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