Synonyms of a priori
- 1. a priori (vs. a posteriori), analytic#4, analytical, deductive
- usage: involving deductive reasoning from a general principle to a necessary effect; not supported by fact; "an a priori judgment"
- 2. a priori, theoretical (vs. empirical), theoretic
- usage: based on hypothesis or theory rather than experiment
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- 1. a priori
- usage: derived by logic, without observed facts
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