Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 09/08/18 Prima Facie

Prima Facie (adverb, adjective)
prima facie [prahy-muh fey-shee-ee, fey-shee, fey-shuh, pree-]


adverb
1. at first appearance; at first view, before investigation.

adjective
2. plain or clear; self-evident; obvious.

Can be confused
ad hoc, a posteriori, a priori, ex post facto

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1425–75; late Middle English < Latin prīmā faciē

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