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Prioʹri

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An argument a priori is one from cause to effect. To prove the existence of God a priori, you must show that every other hypothʹesis is more unlikely, and therefore this hypothesis is the most likely. All mathematical proofs are of this kind. (See Posteriori.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Primus
Prince
Prince of Wales (The)
Prince Rupert’s Drops
Prince’s Peers
Princox or Princocks
Prink
Printer’s Devil
Printers Marks
Printing
Priori
Priscian’s Head
Priscillianists
Prisoner at the Bar
Prisoner of Chillon
Prithu
Priuli
Privolvans
Privy Council
Privy Seal
Pro and Con. (Latin)

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