in extenso

adverb
in ex·​ten·​so | \ ˌin-ik-ˈsten(t)-(ˌ)sō How to pronounce in extenso (audio) \

Definition of in extenso

: at full length the passage was quoted in extenso

First Known Use of in extenso

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for in extenso

Medieval Latin

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“In extenso.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20extenso. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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