a fortiori

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a for·ti·o·ri

 (ä fôr′tē-ôr′ē, ā)
For a still stronger reason; all the more.

[Latin ā fortiōrī : ā, from + fortiōrī, ablative of fortior, stronger.]

a fortiori

(eɪ ˌfɔːtɪˈɔːraɪ; -rɪ; ɑː)
for similar but more convincing reasons: if Britain cannot afford a space programme, then, a fortiori, neither can India.

a for•ti•o•ri

(ɑ ˌfoʊr tɪˈoʊ ri; Eng. eɪ ˌfɔr ʃiˈɔr aɪ, eɪ ˌfoʊr ʃiˈoʊr aɪ)

adv. Latin.
for a still stronger reason; even more certain; all the more.

a fortiori

A Latin phrase meaning for a stronger reason.
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Adv.1.a fortiori - with greater reason; for a still stronger, more certain reason; "if you are wrong then, a fortiori, so am I"

a fortiori

advaufgrund des Vorhergehenden
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The topics include tense forms and time frames in Qumran Hebrew prose and poetry, writing a descriptive grammar of the syntax and semantics of the War Scroll (1QM): laying the groundwork, linguistically significant variants in Qumran fragments of Psalms, rhetorical markers in a fortiori arguments in biblical and post-biblical Hebrew, and reflections on orthography and morphology in Ben Sira's Hebrew: the 3ms heh pronominal suffix.