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post hoc, ergo propter hoc

[ pohst -hohk, er-goh -prohp-ter -hohk; English pohst -hok, ur-goh -prop-ter -hok -er-goh ]
/ ˈpoʊst ˈhoʊk, ˈɛr goʊ ˈproʊp tɛr ˌhoʊk; English ˈpoʊst ˈhɒk, ˈɜr goʊ ˈprɒp tər ˌhɒk ˈɛr goʊ /
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after this, therefore because of it: a formula designating an error in logic that accepts as a cause something that merely occurred earlier in time.

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