Your sentence:Etymology: 18c: Latin, meaning ‘from what is before'.
It is not an explanation; it is the phrase's origin.anthodocheio said:Gracias Eva!
‘from what is before' doen't realy explain the meaning. Could be like "it was suposed to be a safe product" or something like that. Sorry, is hard for me to explain!
Cheers from Madrid!# adjective: involving deductive reasoning from a general principle to a necessary effect; not supported by fact (Example: "An a priori judgment")
# adjective: based on hypothesis or theory rather than experiment
# adverb: derived by logic, without observed facts