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ad libitum

adverb ad li·bi·tum \ (ˌ)ad-ˈli-bə-təm \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ad libitum

:ad lib
  • rats fed ad libitum

Origin and Etymology of ad libitum

borrowed from Medieval Latin, "in accordance with one's wishes"


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ad libitum

adjective

Definition of ad libitum

:omissible according to a performer's wishes used as a direction in music — compare obbligato

Origin and Etymology of ad libitum


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ad libitum

adverb ad li·bi·tum \ (ˈ)ad-ˈlib-ət-əm \

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