rebus sic stantibus

adverb

rebus sic stan·​ti·​bus
-(ˌ)sikˈstantəbəs
: so long as conditions have not substantially changed
a doctrine in international law that treaties are binding only rebus sic stantibus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, literally, things continuing thus

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Dictionary Entries Near rebus sic stantibus

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“Rebus sic stantibus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rebus%20sic%20stantibus. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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