ab utili

ab uti·​li | \ aˈbyütᵊlˌī \

Definition of ab utili

of an argument
: from utility

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First Known Use of ab utili

1751, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ab utili

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“Ab utili.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ab%20utili. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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