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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.]
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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.
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a for•ti•o•ri(ɑ ˌfoʊr tɪˈoʊ ri; Eng. eɪ ˌfɔr ʃiˈɔr aɪ, eɪ ˌfoʊr ʃiˈoʊr aɪ)
for a still stronger reason; even more certain; all the more.
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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"|
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adv → aufgrund des Vorhergehenden
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