at the outset
at the outset
Fig. at the very beginning. •

At the outset, we were told everything we had to do.

I learned at the outset of the project that I was to lead it.

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{adv. phr.} At the start; at the beginning. * /"You'll live in the cheaper barracks at the outset; later you can move into the better cabins," the camp director said to the new boys./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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