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ab initio

Legal Definition of ab initio

Etymology

    Latin Origin

Adverb

  1. From the start

Related terms

  1. void ab initio
  2. void

Definition of ab initio

Etymology

    From Latin ab ("from") + initiō, ablative singular of initium ("beginning").

Adverb

ab initio

  1. (law) Refers to the time from when a legal document comes into force.
  2. (sciences) Refers to calculations from first principles, that is from basic laws without any further additional assumptions.
  3. university Refers to a course taken with no prior qualifications.

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Translation of ab initio in Malay

Adverb

referring to time from when a legal document comes into force
  1. dari permulaan



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