Examples from the Web for a priori
This is Kant's a-priori synthetical unit, common and necessary to all "things" and to all "experience."
The vast majority of the interpretations have been simply due to a-priori prepossessions, which are arbitrary and baseless.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Daniel|F. W. Farrar
But, the conclusion once reached, he stood on it as an a-priori breathing-spot.
However, it is impossible to arrive at a final definition of intelligence on the basis of a-priori considerations alone.The Measurement of Intelligence|Lewis Madison Terman
Mind, again, as just a-priori principle and basis of all things, is manifestly their universal "Quality."
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Word Origin and History for a priori
1710, "from cause to effect" (a logical term, in reference to reasoning), Latin, literally "from what comes first," from priori, ablative of prior "first" (see prior (adj.)). Used loosely for "in accordance with previous knowledge" (1834).