A Priori Assumption

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Definition: A Priori Assumption

Full Definition of A Priori Assumption

(ah-pree-ory) n. Derived from Latin, meaning an assumption that does not require further proof that it is true. For example: one assumes that the sun will rise every morning. Mental laziness may occur if the a priori assumption is made without questioning the basis that no analysis or study is required.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for A Priori Assumption are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

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