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An existential type - "some unknown types x (a subtype of integer) and y (a subtype of integer) for which LT x y" (or else the other branch). Languages designed for these techniques generally make it easier to write those types than it is in say Java (and in some languages it would be impossible to write that type at all) and infer them so you're not constantly writing them, though there's usually a way to express them directly/explicitly if you need to.



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