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Legal Dictionary Term: a fortiori

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Legal Dictionary Term: a fortiori


What is a fortiori?

(ah-for-she-ory) prep. Latin for "with even stronger reason," which applies to a situation in which if one thing is true then it can be inferred that a second thing is even more certainly true. Thus, if Abel is too young to serve as administrator, then his younger brother Cain certainly is too young.


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Date Approved: Apr 16, 2019

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