quod erat faciendum

Latin phrase

quod erat fa·​ci·​en·​dum ˌkwȯd-ˈer-ˌät-ˌfä-kē-ˈen-ˌdu̇m How to pronounce quod erat faciendum (audio)
: which (is what) was to be done (originally)
abbreviation q.e.f.
used at the end of a geometrical construction

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“Quod erat faciendum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quod%20erat%20faciendum. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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