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in medias res

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adverb in me·di·as res \in-ˈme-dē-əs-ˈrās, -ˈmē-dē-əs-ˈrēz\

Definition of in medias res

  1. :  in or into the middle of a narrative or plot



Origin of in medias res

Latin, literally, into the midst of things


First Known Use: 1786


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