From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
1. (Logic) Characterizing that kind of reasoning which derives propositions from the observation of facts, or by generalizations from facts arrives at principles and definitions, or infers causes from effects. This is the reverse of a priori reasoning.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
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