Synonyms for anteriority

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A simple physical mechanism may be a priori, in the sense of anteriority.

We should here draw a distinction between the two senses of the a priori: anteriority and superiority.

The ogive is, perhaps, very ancient; and authors dispute as to the anteriority of the Romanesque to the Gothic.

This anteriority of nature is a commonplace in philosophy: thus one says that the decrees of God have an order among themselves.

On the other hand, anteriority and posteriority exist in dimension as well as in numbers.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, Latin, literally "former," comparative of ante "before" (see ante). Related: Anteriority.

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