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a fortiori

[ah fohr-ti-oh-ree; English ey fawr-shee-awr-ahy, ey fohr-shee-ohr-ahy] /ɑ ˌfoʊr tɪˈoʊ ri; English eɪ ˌfɔr ʃiˈɔr aɪ, eɪ ˌfoʊr ʃiˈoʊr aɪ/
adverb, Latin.
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
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