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First attested in the mid 17th century. From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ab (from) extra (outside).

Adverb

ab extra

  1. (law) from outside
    Sometimes I wonder if this country is being controlled ab extra

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References

  • 1999, Ed. Jennifer Speake, The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0425169952
  • ab extra” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

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