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ex nihilo

[eks nahy-uh-loh, nee-uh-] /ˌɛks ˈnaɪ ə loʊ, ˈni ə-/
adverb, adjective, Latin.
1.
out of nothing; from nothing.

ex nihilo nihil fit

[eks ni-hi-loh ni-hil fit; English eks nahy-hi-loh nahy-hil fit, nee-hi-loh nee-hil] /ɛks ˈnɪ hɪˌloʊ ˈnɪ hɪl ˈfɪt; English ɛks ˈnaɪ hɪˌloʊ ˈnaɪ hɪl ˈfɪt, ˈni hɪˌloʊ ˈni hɪl/
Latin.
1.
nothing is created from nothing.
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ex nihilo

Latin, literally "out of nothing," from ex "out of" (see ex-) + nihilo, ablative of nihil "nothing" (see nil).

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