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Expressions Latin Amsco part 2


undefined, object
copy deck
ex libris
from the book collection of
ex officio
by virtue of office
ex posto facto
ex tempore
on the spur of the moment
(motto of New York state)
festina lente
make haste slowly
habeas corpus
a writ to bring a judge a person who is detained (literally: "you must produce the body")
in absentia
in one's absence
in hoc signo vinces
by this sign you will conquer
in loco parentis
in the place of a parent
in medias res
into the midst of things
in memoriam
to the memory (of)
in re
in the matter of; concerning
in toto
ipso facto
by the very nature of the case; by the fact itself
Labor omnia vincit
Work conquers everything (motto of Oklahoma)
lapsus linguae
a slip of the tongue
mens sana in corpore sano
a sound mind in a sound body
modus operandi
a method of working
modus vivendi
a method of living or getting along together
multum in parvo
much in a small space
ne plus ultra
nothing more beyond; perfection
non compos mentis
not of sound mind
non sequitur
an inference that does not follow from the original statement
novus ordo seclorum
a new world order
pax vobiscum
peace be with you
per annum
by the year; each year
per capita
for each individual (by heads)
per diem
by the day
per se
by itslef; essentially
persona non grata
a person who is not acceptable
post mortem
occuring after death
post proelium, praemium
after the battle comes the reward
prima facie
on the first sight or appearance
pro and con(tra)
for and against
pro bono publico
for the public welfare
quid pro quo
something for something
Semper fidelis
Ever faithful (motto of the United States Marines)
Semper paratus
Always prepared (motto of the United States Coast Guard)

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