a fortiori

[ ah fohr-ti-oh-ree; English ey fawr-shee-awr-ahy, ey fohr-shee-ohr-ahy ]
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adverbLatin.
  1. for a still stronger reason; even more certain; all the more.

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a fortiori

/ (eɪ ˌfɔːtɪˈɔːraɪ, -rɪ, ɑː) /


adverb
  1. for similar but more convincing reasons: if Britain cannot afford a space programme, then, a fortiori, neither can India

Origin of a fortiori

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Latin

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