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Definition of the adjective a fortiori
What does a fortiori mean as an attribute of a noun?
- With stronger or greater reason; as a corollary implied by a stronger claim.
Definition of the adverb a fortiori
What does a fortiori mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- with greater reason; for a still stronger, more certain reason
- example: if you are wrong then, a fortiori, so am I
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by Francis Garden
A fortiori. The argument a fortiori, from the stronger, consists in inferring from the greater case to the less, e. g. inferring the operation of a cause in a less difficult case from its operation in a more difficult one, the superiority or inferiority of one ...
by A. Pablo Iannone
Hence, a fortiori, Peter is older than Tom. See also: probability; relation Further reading Grabenhorst, Thomas Kyrill (1990) Das argumentum a fortiori: eine PilotStudie anhand der Praxis von Entscheidungsbegrundungen, Frankfurt am Main ...
by Bryan A. Garner
a fortiori lah-fohr-shee-ohr-eel is an argumentative term meaning "by even greater force of logic; so much the more." The phrase is often used effectively — e.g.: ...
by Jacob Neusner
2: Now it is an argument a fortiori: if Miriam, who intended to speak against ...
by Nicholas Bunnin, Jiyuan Yu
Copi, Introduction to Logic a fortiori Logic [Latin: for a stronger reason, even more so or with more certainty] An argument that if everything that possesses A will possess B, then if a given thing possesses A to a greater degree, it has a stronger ...
by David Evans Macdonnel
A fortiori. Lat.— " Witli stronger reason." — If a □ weak man be dangerous, it follows, a fortiori, that a weak and bad man must be more dangerous. A grands frais. French Phrase.—" At great expence." — Sumptuously.
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