Given Below is a Foreign Language Phrase that is Commonly Used. Choose the Correct Meaning for the Phrase. Ab Initio - English Language

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MCQ

Given below is a foreign language phrase that is commonly used. Choose the correct meaning for the phrase.

Ab initio

Options

  • from the very beginning

  • high initiative

  • things done later

  • without initiative

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Solution

from the very beginning

Explanation:

Ab initio is a Latin term meaning "from the beginning" and is derived from the Latin ab (from) + initio, ablative singular of initium "beginning". 'from the very beginning' bears the correct meaning.

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
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