Definitions for ab initioɑb ɪˈnɪt iˌoʊ; Eng. æb ɪˈnɪʃ iˌoʊ
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initially, ab initio(adverb)
at the beginning
"at first he didn't notice anything strange"
From the time when a legal document comes into force.
Calculated from first principles, i.e. from basic laws without any further additional assumptions.
Taken with no prior qualifications.
Origin: * First attested in 1600.
Ab initio is a Latin term meaning "from the beginning" and is derived from the Latin ab + initio, ablative singular of initium.
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