dum bene se gesserit

dum be·​ne se ges·​se·​rit | \ (ˌ)du̇m¦benēˌsāˈgesərə̇t \

Definition of dum bene se gesserit

: during his good behavior used of an appointment that is not for a period of time or at the pleasure of the appointer but that ends only at the appointee's death or misconduct

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History and Etymology for dum bene se gesserit

Latin, as long as he behaves well

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“Dum bene se gesserit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dum%20bene%20se%20gesserit. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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