A priori; in an aprioristic manner.

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  • aprioristically — apri·o·ris·ti·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • aprioristically — adverb see aprioristic …   Useful english dictionary

  • apriorism — apriorist, n. aprioristic /ay pruy euh ris tik/, adj. aprioristically, adv. /ay pruy awr iz euhm, ohr , ay pree , ah pree /, n. Philos. belief in, or reliance upon, a priori reasoning, arguments, or principles. [1870 75; prob. trans. of D… …   Universalium

  • linguistics — /ling gwis tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. [1850 55; see LINGUISTIC, ICS] * * * Study of the nature and structure of… …   Universalium

  • apriority — noun The quality or state of being known a priori See Also: apriorism, aprioristic, aprioristically …   Wiktionary

  • a priori — /eɪ priˈɔri / (say ay pree awree), /a praɪˈɔraɪ / (say ah pruy awruy) 1. from cause to effect; from a general law to a particular instance; valid independently of observation (opposed to a posteriori). 2. claiming to report matters of fact but… …   Australian English dictionary

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