In mathematics, the phrase sufficiently large is used in such contexts as:
which is actually shorthand for:
This does not necessarily mean that any particular value for is known, but only that such an exists. The phrase "sufficiently large" should not be confused with the phrases "arbitrarily large" or "infinitely large".
Other uses in mathematics
- A sufficiently large manifold is a manifold containing a properly embedded 2-sided incompressible surface.