Definition of at or from the outset in English:

at (or from) the outset

At or from the beginning.
More example sentences
  • In fairness, it should be said at the outset that radio in general is enjoying greater popularity than ever before.
  • This may sound like a negative thing to do at the outset, but it can actually be quite fun!
  • If you had wanted mercy from me you should have listened to my servant at the outset.
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Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzit
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something