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The hyperbolic parallel postulate states that given a line L and a point P, not on the line, there are at least two distinct lines through P that do not intersect L.

The negation is that given a line L and a point P, not on the line, there is at most one line through P that does not intersect L.

The negation includes the case where there is exactly one such line - which is the Euclidean space.

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Q: How to negate the hyperbolic parallel postulate?
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