Meaning of A PRIORI in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈeɪpraɪˈɔ:raɪ ]

adj. & adv. --adj. 1 (of reasoning) deductive; proceeding from causes to effects (opp. A POSTERIORI). 2 (of concepts, knowledge, etc.) logically independent of experience; not derived from experience (opp. EMPIRICAL). 3 not submitted to critical investigation (an a priori conjecture). --adv. 1 in an a priori manner. 2 as far as one knows; presumptively. øøapriorism n. [L, = from what is before]

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