terminus a quo

terminus a quo
the point or limit from which, and terminus ad quern, the point or limit to which, a distance or passage in space is reckoned

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Terminus a quo — Expression latine signifiant : date après laquelle ; date à partir de laquelle. Cette expression latine est utilisée dans les domaines juridique et historique pour désigner la date : après laquelle un événement de datation… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • terminus a quo — ⇒TERMINUS A QUO, subst. masc. Limite temporelle initiale; date, période avant laquelle un fait n a pas pu avoir lieu. Le terminus a quo ou date d exécution de la matrice par le graveur est généralement peu antérieur, sauf pour les sceaux de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Termĭnus a quo — und T. ad quem, soviel wie dies a quo, d. ad quem, s. Dies …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Terminus a quo —         (лат.) исходный пункт. Философский энциклопедический словарь. М.: Советская энциклопедия. Гл. редакция: Л. Ф. Ильичёв, П. Н. Федосеев, С. М. Ковалёв, В. Г. Панов. 1983 …   Философская энциклопедия

  • terminus a quo — [ā kwō′] n. [L, end from which] a starting point; point of origin; beginning …   English World dictionary

  • terminus a quo — The end from which, as matter of point, place, or time. To every private right of way, there are two essential requisites, first, the terminus a quo, or the point or place from which the grantee is to set out in order to use the way, and the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • terminus a quo — noun 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. See Also: terminus, terminus ante quem …   Wiktionary

  • Terminus a quo — Tẹrminus a quo   [lateinisch] der, , Tẹrminus pọst quẹm, Zeitpunkt, von dem an etwas beginnt oder ausgeführt wird, im archäologischen Sprachgebrauch: nach dem etwas chronologisch einzuordnen ist. * * * Tẹr|mi|nus a quo, der; [lat.]… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • terminus a quo — noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, limit from which Date: circa 1555 1. a point of origin 2. a first limiting point in time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • terminus a quo — /terdd mi noos ah kwoh /; Eng. /terr meuh neuhs ay kwoh /, Latin. the end from which; beginning; starting point; earliest limiting point. * * * …   Universalium

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