acta est fabula, plaudite

Latin quotation from Augustus
ac·​ta est fa·​bu·​la, plau·​di·​te | \ ˈäk-tä-est-ˈfä-bu̇-lä-plau̇-ˈdē-tā How to pronounce acta est fabula, plaudite (audio) \

Definition of acta est fabula, plaudite

: the play is over, applaud : the drama is ended, applaud

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