"ab initio" (Latin)

What does the Latin term ab initio mean?

"Ab initio" is a Latin term that means "from the beginning" or "from the start." It is used to indicate that something is considered or analyzed from its initial or earliest stage.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three example sentences using the term "ab initio":
  • The research project was carefully planned and executed, taking into account all the variables ab initio.
  • The legal team argued that the contract was void and unenforceable ab initio due to fraudulent misrepresentation.
  • She decided to pursue her passion for music and started learning to play the piano ab initio.
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.