Definition of

A Posteriori

  1. (adj, all) involving reasoning from facts or particulars to general principles or from effects to causes
  2. (adj, all) requiring evidence for validation or support
  3. (adv, all) derived from observed facts

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Antonyms of A Posteriori

a priori

Origin of the word A Posteriori

  1. Latin, literally "from what comes after" (see posterior). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like A Posteriori

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