- (law, Latinate) Known ahead of time.
- (logic) Based on hypothesis rather than experiment.
- a priori knowledge
- Self-evident, intuitively obvious
- (logic) Derived by logic.
Etymology: First attested in 1710, from , literally from the former, from priori.
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