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    when you want to say that if something is consumed by me it will be less for you .

    For instance If I know more, it wont make it less for you to know. but If I eat more it will make it less for you to eat. What is this feature called?

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    Re: when you want to say that if something is consumed by me it will be less for you

    It looks like parallelism, see http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm

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    Re: when you want to say that if something is consumed by me it will be less for you

    No I meant a term describing this phenomenon.
    There is a term that refer to this meaning that I don't remember.
    For instance knowledge is a ---- Virtue. It means more and more you know, it won't make it less for others to know.
    But for instance more and more money you have, it will make it less for others to have.

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