• Definition for "ab initio"
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ab initio definition

  • adverb:
    • right from the start.
    • Calculated from very first concepts, for example. from fundamental rules without having any further additional presumptions.
    • Taken with no prior qualifications.
    • at the start
  • noun:
    • From the beginning.
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