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a pri•o•ri



Pronunciation: (ā" prī-ôr'ī, -ōr'ī, ā" prē-ôr'ē, -ōr'ē, ä" prē-ôr'ē, -ōr'ē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/a-priori.html on line 73 [key]
1. from a general law to a particular instance; valid independently of observation. Cf. a posteriori (def. 1).
2. existing in the mind prior to and independent of experience, as a faculty or character trait. Cf. a posteriori (def. 2).
3. not based on prior study or examination; nonanalytic: an a priori judgment.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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