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pollice verso

foreign term pol·li·ce ver·so \ˌp-li-ke-ˈwer-sō\

Definition of POLLICE VERSO

:  with thumb turned :  with a gesture or expression of condemnation
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Origin of POLLICE VERSO

Latin

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