quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Latin quotation from Juvenal
quis cus·​to·​di·​et ip·​sos cus·​to·​des? | \ ˌkwi-sku̇s-ˈtō-dē-ˌet-ˌip-ˌsō-sku̇s-ˈtō-ˌdās How to pronounce quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (audio) \

Definition of quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

: who will guard the guards themselves?

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“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quis%20custodiet%20ipsos%20custodes%3F. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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