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a fortiori

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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
Wyndham Lewis
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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ā (from) and fortiori, comparative of fortis (strength).

Adjective

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Positive
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Comparative
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  1. With stronger or greater reason; as a corollary implied by a stronger claim.

Adverb

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Positive
a fortiori

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. With stronger or greater reason; as a corollary implied by a stronger claim.

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