ab initio


  • Contract Law

Definitions of ab initio

  • a Latin phrase meaning from the beginning. The phrase is used to mean that the cancellation of an agreement or right applies retrospectively, so that it is as if that agreement or right never existed

    The agreement was declared void ab initio.

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