Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    In advance.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In advance. Thus, a legislature cannot agree ab ante to any modification or amendment to a law which a third person may make. Allen v. McKean. 1 Sumn. 308, Fed. Cas. No. 229.

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