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Definition of "anteriority" []

  • The state of being anterior or preceding in time or in situation; priority. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "anteriority" in a sentence
  • "But it is within the nearest proximity that what is to be thought is sheltered—a thought whose vocation is to liberate the tradition, and to connect it to its “essential still reserved anteriority” (sein noch aufgespartes Gewesenes) (ID, 44)."
  • ""Whatever inscription designates, it conjures sheer anteriority," they suggest; "it does not deliver us to any immediacy of reference, [or] to any historical narrative that presumes to encode such, but to mnemonic programs that appear to precede and legislate these""
  • "Avempace refers to mechanics and optics as theoretical sciences which are similar to geometry in the anteriority of their problems."