Res Ipsa Loquitar




There are many phrases in Latin that remain meaningful to this day. The Romans at the height of their empire (circa 450AD) were very entrepeneurial in nature and their culture reflected this in the phrases that came to be used every day....
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Ad Hoc
"For this Purpose"
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Ad Infinitum
"To infinity within limitation"
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Bona Fide
"In Good Faith or Honesty"
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Carpe Diem
"Sieze This Day"

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Casus Belli
"A Ground for War"
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Caveat
"Warning"

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De Facto
"According to Fact"
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Dure Lex Sed Lex
"The is Law is Hard, But it is the Law"
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Ex Officio
"By Virtue of the Office Held"
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Inter Alia
"Among Other Things"
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Intra Legem
"Within the Law"
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Ipso Facto
"By the Fact Itself
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Mea Culpa
"The Blame is Mine"
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Modus Operandi
"Method of Working"
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Per Capita
"By Heads"
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Per Se
"By Itself"
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Prima Facie
"A first appearance"
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Pro Bono
"For the Public Good"
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Pro Forma
"As A Matter of Form"
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Quid Pro Quo
"Something in Exchange for Something"
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Ratio Scripta
"Within Reason"
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Res Ipsa Loquitar
"It Speaks for Itself"

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Stare Decisis
"Doctrine Set by Prior Decisions"
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Ultra Vires
"Beyond the Jurisdiction or Power"
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Veni, Vidi, Vici
"I came, I saw, I Conquered"
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