Definition of A Priori in English :

Define A Priori in English

A Priori meaning in English

Meaning of A Priori in English

Pronunciation of A Priori in English

A Priori pronunciation in English

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A Priori

see synonyms of a priori

Adjective

1. a priori

involving deductive reasoning from a general principle to a necessary effect; not supported by fact

Example Sentences:
'an a priori judgment'

2. a priori

based on hypothesis or theory rather than experiment

Adverb

1. a priori

derived by logic, without observed facts


1. a priori

involving deductive reasoning from a general principle to a necessary effect; not supported by fact

Example Sentences:
'an a priori judgment'

2. a priori

based on hypothesis or theory rather than experiment


1. a priori

derived by logic, without observed facts

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


A Priori

see synonyms of a priori
adjective
1. logic
relating to or involving deductive reasoning from a general principle to the expected facts or effects
2. logic
known to be true independently of or in advance of experience of the subject matter; requiring no evidence for its validation or support
3. statistics prior probability, mathematical probability

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A Priori

see synonyms of a priori
1. 
from cause to effect or from a generalization to particular instances; deductive or deductively
2. 
based on theory, logic, fixed rules or forms, etc. instead of on experience or experiment
3. 
before examination or analysis

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A Priori

see synonyms of a priori
adj.
1. Proceeding from a known or assumed cause to a necessarily related effect; deductive.
2.
a. Derived by or designating the process of reasoning without reference to particular facts or experience.
b. Knowable without appeal to particular experience.
3. Made before or without examination; not supported by factual study.

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