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a priori

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The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.
James Branch Cabell
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Etymology

First attested in 1710, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]], literally from the former, from priori.

Adjective

a priori

  1. (law, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Known ahead of time.
  2. (logic) Based on hypothesis rather than experiment.
    a priori knowledge
  3. Self-evident, intuitively obvious

Adverb

a priori

  1. (logic) Derived by logic.

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See also


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Adjective

a priori inv.

  1. a priori

Adverb

a priori

  1. a priori

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