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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
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).