a priori

Definitions

Economics

  • adverb on the basis of ideas or assumptions, not of real examples

Health Economics

  • (written as A Priori)
    A Latin tag meaning 'proceeding logically from assumption to implication' or, sometimes, 'presumptively'. Literally 'from what is before'.

Law

  • phrase a Latin phrase meaning ‘from the first’: using logic and reason to draw conclusions from what is already known
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