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ab initio

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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ab (from) initio (the beginning)

Adverb

ab initio

  1. (law) Refers to the time from when a legal document comes into force.
  2. (sciences) Refers to calculations from first principles, that is from basic laws without any further additional assumptions.

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