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{adj: a posteriori} involving reasoning from facts or particulars to general principals or from effects to causes
"a posteriori demonstration"
<-> a priori

{adj: a posteriori} requiring evidence for validation or support

{adj: a priori} involving deductive reasoning from a general principle to a necessary effect; not supported by fact
"an a priori judgment"
<-> a posteriori

{adv: a posteriori} derived from observed facts
<-> a priori

{adv: a priori} derived by logic, without observed facts
<-> a posteriori

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