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English[]

Etymology[]

From Latin ā (from) and fortiori, comparative of fortis (strength).

Adjective[]

a fortiori (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
a fortiori

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  1. With stronger or greater reason; as a corollary implied by a stronger claim.

Adverb[]

a fortiori (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
a fortiori

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  1. With stronger or greater reason; as a corollary implied by a stronger claim.
    • 1954: Gilbert Ryle, Dilemmas: The Tarner Lectures, 1953, dilemma vii: Perception, page 103 (The Syndics of the Cambridge University Press)
      Now starting and stopping cannot themselves have starts or stops, or, a fortiori, middles either.

See also[]

es:a fortiori fr:a fortiori gl:a fortiori io:a fortiori it:a fortiori nl:a fortiori pl:a fortiori pt:a fortiori ru:a fortiori zh:a fortiori

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