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a fortiori

a for·ti·o·ri
A a

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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah fohr-ti-oh-ree; English ey fawr-shee-awr-ahy, ey fohr-shee-ohr-ahy]
    • /ɑ ˌfoʊr tɪˈoʊ ri; English eɪ ˌfɔr ʃiˈɔr aɪ, eɪ ˌfoʊr ʃiˈoʊr aɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah fohr-ti-oh-ree; English ey fawr-shee-awr-ahy, ey fohr-shee-ohr-ahy]
    • /ɑ ˌfoʊr tɪˈoʊ ri; English eɪ ˌfɔr ʃiˈɔr aɪ, eɪ ˌfoʊr ʃiˈoʊr aɪ/

Definitions of a fortiori words

  • adverb a fortiori for similar but more convincing reasons 3
  • noun a fortiori all the more 3
  • adverb a fortiori for a still stronger reason; even more certain; all the more. 1
  • adverb a fortiori argument: stronger reason 1
  • adjective a fortiori With stronger or greater reason; as a corollary implied by a stronger claim. 0
  • adverb a fortiori With stronger or greater reason; as a corollary implied by a stronger claim. 0

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Parts of speech for A fortiori

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

a fortiori popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

a fortiori usage trend in Literature

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