videlicet


vi·de·li·cet

adverb \və-ˈde-lə-ˌset, vī-; vi-ˈdā-li-ˌket\

Definition of VIDELICET

:  that is to say :  namely

Examples of VIDELICET

  1. <the meaning of the Constitution is determined by one—and only one—body, videlicet, the U.S. Supreme Court>

Origin of VIDELICET

Middle English, from Latin, from vidēre to see + licet it is permitted, from licēre to be permitted
First Known Use: 15th century

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