- from the beginning.
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Historical Examples of ab initio
The response now obtained was vigorous and was ab-initio positive.Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919
Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
- from the start; from scratchab initio courses
c.1600, Latin, literally "from the beginning," from oblique case of initium "entrance, beginning," related to verb inire "to go into, enter upon, begin" (see initial).