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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Prio’ri.
 
An argument a priori is one from cause to effect. To prove the existence of God a priori, you must show that every other hypoth’esis is more unlikely, and therefore this hypothesis is the most likely. All mathematical proofs are of this kind. (See POSTERIORI.)   1
 


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