rebus sic stantibus

adverb rebus sic stan·ti·bus \ -(ˌ)sikˈstantəbəs \

Definition of rebus sic stantibus

: so long as conditions have not substantially changed
  • a doctrine in international law that treaties are binding only rebus sic stantibus

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Origin and Etymology of rebus sic stantibus

New Latin, literally, things continuing thus


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