ultima ratio

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ul·ti·ma ra·tio

noun \ˌl-tə-mə-ˈrä-tē-ˌō\

Definition of ULTIMA RATIO

:  the final argument; also :  the last resort (as force)

Origin of ULTIMA RATIO

New Latin
First Known Use: 1780

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