ad vitam aut culpam

ad vi·​tam aut cul·​pam | \ äd-ˈwē-ˌtäm-ˌau̇t-ˈku̇l-ˌpäm \

Definition of ad vitam aut culpam

: for life or until misbehavior used to qualify originally a feudal tenure and later an appointment to office

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First Known Use of ad vitam aut culpam

1760, in the meaning defined above

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“Ad vitam aut culpam.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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