a priori

a priori
I adverb accordingly, as a consequence, as a result of, as is, because of this, by reason of, consequently, deducibly, deductively, derivatively, doubtlessly, ergo, ex concesso, for that reason, for this reason, for which reason, from a general law to a particular instance, from cause to effect, from that cause, from this cause, in consequence, inferentially, necessarily, on account of this, on that account, on that ground, proceeding from antecedent to consequent, thusly, to that end II index axiomatic III index discursive (analytical)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


a priori
adj.
(Latin) From theoretical deduction.
See also a posteriori

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


a priori
n. Latin From what is before. Deductive reasoning or the ascertaining of truth by proceeding from an assumption to its logical conclusion rather than by actual experience or observation. For example, one who walks by a store when its alarm is sounding and sees that its window is broken can deduce that a burglary has occurred without having watched the burglars commit the actual crime.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


a priori
(Latin: From the cause to the effect.)

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


a priori
I
[Latin, From the cause to the effect.]
II From something previously determined.

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