a priori

  1. Adjective.  (legal) Known ahead of time.
  2. Adjective.  (logic) Based on hypothesis rather than experiment.
  3. Adjective.  Self-evident, intuitively obvious.
  4. Adjective.  Presumed without analysis.
  5. Adjective.  (context, linguistics) Developed entirely from scratch, without deriving it from existing languages.Donald J. Harlow, [http://donh.best.vwh.net/Esperanto/EBook/chap03.html How to Build a Language].
  6. Adverb.  (logic) Derived by logic.

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