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simpliciter

adverb sim·pli·ci·ter \ sim-ˈpli-sə-tər \

legal Definition of simpliciter

1 :in a simple degree or manner :simply
  • was murder simpliciter
2 :per se

Origin and Etymology of simpliciter

Latin, from simplic- simplex simple


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