16 terms

latins saying and mottos exam


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tabula rasa
blank slate
ante bellum
before the war
ad hoc
for a special purpose
de facto
according to fact
de iure
by law
in vino, veritas
in wine, truth
a fortiori
from the stronger
rara avis
a rare bird
ab ovo usque ad mala
from the eggs to the apples
carthago delenda est
carthage must be destroyed
de gustibus non disputandum est
theres no accounting taste
quod erat demonstrandum
what had to be demonstrated
modus vivendi
way of living
modus operandi
way of operating
onus probandi
burden of proof
in hoc signo, vinces
in this sign you shall win