Meaning of A POSTERIORI in English

A POSTERIORI

Pronunciation: ˌ ä-( ˌ )p ō - ˌ stir- ē - ' o ̇ r- ē , - ˌ ster-; ˌ ā -( ˌ )pä- ˌ stir- ē - ' o ̇ r- ˌ ī , -( ˌ )p ō -, - ' o ̇ r- ē

Function: adjective

Etymology: L, literally, from the latter

Date: 1588

1 : INDUCTIVE

2 : relating to or derived by reasoning from observed facts ― compare A PRIORI

– a posteriori adverb

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