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adjective 
  1. (law, Latinate) Known ahead of time.
  2. (logic) Based on hypothesis rather than experiment.
a priori knowledge
  1. Self-evident, intuitively obvious
adverb 
  1. (logic) Derived by logic.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: a priori
  • French: a priori
  • German: a priori
  • Italian:
    1. Italian, a priori
      (trans-mid)
    2. Spanish: a priori
Etymology: First attested in 1710, from , literally from the former, from priori.


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