pari passu

adverb or adjective

pa·​ri pas·​su ˈper-i-ˈpa-(ˌ)sü How to pronounce pari passu (audio)
ˈpa-ri-
: at an equal rate or pace

Word History

Etymology

Latin, with equal step

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pari passu was in 1567

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Cite this Entry

“Pari passu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pari%20passu. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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