Definition of ex ante in English:

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ex ante

Pronunciation: /ˌeks ˈantē/

adjective& adverb

Based on forecasts rather than actual results: [as adjective]: this is an ex ante estimate of the variance

Origin

Modern Latin, from Latin ex 'from, out of' + ante 'before'.

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Syllabification: ex an·te

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