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termini a quo

termini a quo is a plural form of terminus a quo

terminus a quo

Definition:

earliest limiting point

Class:

time noun (time and temporal relations)

Usage:

Latin

Plural:

termini a quo

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

New Latin, literally, limit from which
(Source: Merriam-Webster)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Terminus post quem | terminus ante quem

specify the known limits of dating for events. A terminus post quem is the earliest time the event may have happened, and a terminus ante quem is the latest. An event may well have both a terminus post quem and a terminus ante quem, in which case the ... (48 of 396 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Terminus post quem

Collins Dictionary:

terminus a quo [Latin] | beginning [synonym]

the starting point; beginning (4 of 212 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/terminus-a-quo

Oxford Dictionary:

terminus a quo

the earliest possible date for something | a starting point or initial impulse. (12 of 51 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/terminus-a-quo

American Heritage Dictionary:

terminus a quo

A starting point or origin. | A first point in time (10 of 44 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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Merriam-Webster:

terminus a quo

a point of origin | a first limiting point in time (10 of 36 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/terminus a quo

Wiktionary:

terminus a quo

The lower limit of dating, as of the earliest plausible date at which a fact could have occurred or a document could have been written. (25 of 26 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/terminus a quo

Random House Dictionary:

terminus a quo [Latin]

the end from which; beginning; starting point; earliest limiting point. (10 of 23 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/terminus-a-quo

New World Dictionary:

terminus a quo

a starting point; point of origin; beginning (7 of 17 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/terminus-a-quo

Macmillan British Dictionary:

starting point [countable] | starting points [plural]

a place where a journey begins | something that you use as the first stage in a discussion, learning process, or other activity (22 of 62 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/starting-point

Cambridge Dictionary:

starting point | start point [British]

a place or position where something begins (7 of 46 words, 2 usage examples)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/starting-point

Columbia Encyclopedia:

printing | Ben Day, process | Benday, process | copying processes | four-color process | half tone | photocomposition machines | Ben Day | Ben Day, or Benday, process | ...

means of producing reproductions of written material or images in multiple copies. There are four traditional types of printing: relief printing (with ... (22 of 72 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/ent​/A​0840168​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

terminus a quo

the starting point of something (5 of 24 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861719210​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Merriam-Webster:

terminus a quo

First use: about 1555

Origin: New Latin, literally, limit from which

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/terminus a quo

American Heritage Dictionary:

terminus a quo

Origin: Latin terminus ā quō, limit from which.

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Collins Dictionary:

terminus a quo [Latin]

Origin: literally: the end from which

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/terminus-a-quo

Oxford Dictionary:

terminus a quo

Origin: Latin, literally "end from which"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/terminus-a-quo

New World Dictionary:

terminus a quo

Origin: Latin, end from which

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/terminus-a-quo

Wiktionary:

terminus a quo

Origin: Borrowing from Latin

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/terminus a quo

Encarta Dictionary:

terminus a quo

Origin: Latin, "end from which"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861719210​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Google Dictionary:

terminus a quo

Audio: English pronunciation of "terminus a quo"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

terminus a quo

Audio: North American pronunciation of "terminus a quo"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=termin​16 word=terminus a quo

YourDictionary Audio:

terminus a quo

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "terminus a quo" by speech synthesizer

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the Free Dictionary:

terminus a quo

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "terminus a quo" by speech synthesizer

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