Define: A Posteriori

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Definition: A Posteriori



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Full Definition of A Posteriori


[Latin, From the effect to the cause.]

A posteriori describes a method of reasoning from given, express observations or experiments to reach and formulate general principles from them. This is also called inductive reasoning.


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Synonyms For A Posteriori


inductive reasoning


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Definition Sources


Definitions for A Posteriori are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 18th March, 2020