a fortiori

ADVERB
  1. with greater reason; for a still stronger, more certain reason
    if you are wrong then, a fortiori, so am I
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How To Use a fortiori In A Sentence

  • Even between belligerent states, such treaties will not necessarily be suspended; a fortiori, if the conflict is not international, treaty rules will in general continue to apply.
  • That if the sole reasonable occasion of the interposition of the Court in this case was the defendant's wife being then an infant, she was now of age, and present in Court, ready to give her consent that her husband should have the residue of her portion; which consent of hers before a judge, upon a fine, would devest her of any real estate, a fortiori would such con - sent when given by her before the ZfOrd Chancellor himself, be Reports of cases argued and determined in the High Court of Chancery, and of some special cases adjudged in the Court of King's Bench [1695-1735]
  • A gratuitous deposit for the sole benefit of the depositor is a much stronger case for the denial of these remedies to the depositary; yet we have a decision by the full court, in which Lord Ellenborough also took part, that a depositary has case, the reasoning implying that a fortiori a borrower would have trespass. The Common Law
  • if you are wrong then, a fortiori, so am I
  • A fortiori their duties would not extend to cover any losses caused by reason of breach of warranties on a sale by a shareholder.
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