Meaning of A PRIORI in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ eɪ praɪɔ:raɪ ]

An a priori argument, reason, or probability is based on an assumed principle or fact, rather than on actual observed facts.

ADJ : usu ADJ n

A priori is also an adverb.

One assumes, a priori, that a parent would be better at dealing with problems.

ADV : usu ADV with cl , also ADV after v

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