ad verbum

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adverb ad ver·bum \(ˌ)ad-ˈvər-bəm\

Definition of ad verbum

  1. :  to a word :  verbatim

Examples of ad verbum in a Sentence

  1. if the giver of the oath mangles the wording, should one repeat after him ad verbum?

Origin and Etymology of ad verbum

Latin


First Known Use: circa 1580


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