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  1. List of Latin phrases - Wikipedia

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    This page lists direct English translations of common Latin phrases, such as vēnī, vīdī, vīcī and et cetera.Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, because Greek rhetoric and literature were greatly esteemed in Ancient Rome when Latin rhetoric and literature were maturing.

  2. List of Latin phrases (full) - Wikipedia

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    Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, as Greek rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before that of ancient Rome. This list is a combination of the twenty divided " List of Latin phrases " pages.

    Latin
    Translation
    Notes
    a bene placito
    from one well pleased
    i.e., "at will" or "at one's pleasure." This phrase, and its Italian (beneplacito) and Spanish (beneplácito) derivatives, are synonymous with the more common ad libitum (at pleasure).
    from the greater to the smaller
    From general to particular; "What holds for all X also holds for one particular X." – argumentum a fortiori
    from the smaller to the greater
    An inference from smaller to bigger; what is forbidden at least is forbidden at more ("If riding a bicycle with two on it is forbidden, riding it with three on it is at least similarly punished".)
    a caelo usque ad centrum
    from the sky to the center
    i.e., "from Heaven all the way to the center of the Earth." In law, it may refer to the proprietary principle of cuius est solum, eius est usque ad coelum et ad inferos ("whosoever is the soil, it is his up to the sky and down to the depths [of the Earth]").
  3. List of Latin phrases (A) - Wikipedia

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    This page lists English translations of notable Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, as Greek rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before the rise of ancient Rome. This list covers the letter A. See List of Latin phrases for the main list.

  4. List of Latin phrases - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

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    From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This page lists direct English translations of common Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera.

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  6. List of Latin phrases (I) - Wikipedia

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    This page lists English translations of notable Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, as Greek rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before the rise of ancient Rome. This list covers the letter I. See List of Latin phrases for the main list.

  7. List of Latin phrases (V) - Wikipedia

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    This page lists English translations of notable Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, as Greek rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before the rise of ancient Rome. This list covers the letter V. See List of Latin phrases for the main list.

    Latin
    Translation
    Notes
    vacate et scire
    Be still and know.
    Motto of the University of Sussex
    vade ad formicam
    go to the ant
    From the Vulgate, Proverbs 6:6. The full quotation translates as "Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise!"[Pro 6:6]
    go with me
    A vade-mecum or vademecum is an item one carries around, especially a handbook.
    go back, Satan
    An exhortation to Satan to be gone, often a Roman Catholic response to temptation. From a popular Medieval Roman Catholic exorcism formula, derived from the rebuke of Jesus Christ to St. Peter, as quoted in the Vulgate, Mark 8:33: vade retro me Satana ("get behind Me, Satan").[Mark 8:33] The phrase "vade retro" ("go back") is also in Terence's Formio, I, 4, 203.
  8. List of Latin phrases (S) - Wikipedia

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    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This page lists English translations of notable Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, as Greek rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before the rise of ancient Rome. This list covers the letter S.

  9. List of Latin phrases (M) - Wikipedia

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    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This page lists English translations of notable Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, as Greek rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before the rise of ancient Rome. This list covers the letter M.

  10. List of Latin phrases (R) - Wikipedia

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    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This page lists English translations of notable Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, as Greek rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before the rise of ancient Rome. This list covers the letter R.

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