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simpliciter

adverb sim·pli·ci·ter \sim-ˈpli-sə-tər\

Legal Definition of simpliciter

  1. 1 :  in a simple degree or manner :  simply <was murder simpliciter>

  2. 2 :  per se



Origin and Etymology of simpliciter

Latin, from simplic- simplex simple


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