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a priori

adjective

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  1. being or provable by reasoning in which the conclusion follows necessarily from given information <an a priori argument for the defendant's innocence> Synonyms deductive, deducible, derivable, inferable (also inferrible), inferential, reasonedRelated Words conjectural, hypothetical, purported, supposed, suppositional; academic (also academical), speculative, theoretical (also theoretic); logical, rationalNear Antonyms inducible, inductive; absolute, categorical (also categoric), definite, explicit, express; instinctive, intuitive; illogical, irrationalAntonyms nondeductive




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