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ab initio

c. 1600, Latin, literally "from the beginning," from ab "from" (see ab-) + ablative of initium "entrance, beginning," which is from or related to the verb inire "to go into, enter upon, begin" (see initial).

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Definitions of ab initio from WordNet

ab initio (adv.)
at the beginning;
Synonyms: initially
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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