at the outset
Also, from the outset. At the start, from the start. For example, He wanted to explain his position from the outset, but there wasn't time, or At the outset the problem seemed simple, but then it became quite complicated. The noun outset is rarely heard today except in these phrases. [Mid-1700s]
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Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Dallas Cowboys sell out their state-of-the art football stadium.
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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
Since we are to learn by thinking we must at the outset learn the definition of the three Laws of Thinking.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
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A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.