non possumus

noun
non pos·​su·​mus | \ ˌnän-ˈpä-sə-məs How to pronounce non possumus (audio) , ˈnōn- \

Definition of non possumus

: a statement expressing inability to do something

First Known Use of non possumus

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for non possumus

Latin, we cannot

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“Non possumus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non%20possumus. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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