alterior vs ulterior : Common Errors in English


  • s  lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
    looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell
  • s  beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote
    a suggestion ulterior to the present discussion
    without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior"- G.B.Shaw
  • s  coming at a subsequent time or stage
    without ulterior argument
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