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De rigueur - translation

In strictness

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Mea culpa - translation

By my fault

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Cri de coeur - translation

Heart cry

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De facto - translation

Of fact

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Deus ex machina - translation

God from the machine

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Sub rosa - translation

Under the rose

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Quid pro quo - translation

Something for something

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Vox populi - translation

The voice of the people

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Ad hoc - translation

To this

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Magnum Opus - translation

Great work

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Sine qua non - translation

Without which

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Tabula Rasa - translation

Scraped tablet

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Alma Mater - translation

Nourishing mother

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Id Est - translation

It is

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Terra Firma - translation

Firm land

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Dramatis - translation

Persons of the drama

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Per Diem - translation

By the day

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Verbatim - translation

Word by word

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Carpe Diem - translation

Seize the day

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In Memoriam - translation

In memory

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Caveat Emptor - translation

Buyer beware

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In Media Res - translation

Into the midst of things

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De rigueur - definition

required by etiquette or current fashion

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Mea culpa - definition

an acknowledgment of one's fault or error

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Cri de coeur - definition

a passionate appeal, complaint, or protest

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De facto - definition

in fact, or in effect, whether by right or not

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Deus ex machina - definition

A solution to a problem/conflict that comes out of nowhere and provides an unsatisfying ending in a story.

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Sub rosa - definition

Happening or done in secret

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Quid pro quo - definition

A favor or advantage granted or expected in return for something

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Vox populi - definition

The opinions or beliefs of the majority

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Ad hoc - definition

When necessary or needed

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Magnum Opus - definition

A large and important work of art, music, or literature, especially one regarded as the most important work of an artist or writer

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Sine qua non - definition

An essential condition; a thing that is absolutely necessary

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Tabula Rasa - definition

An absence of preconceived ideas or predetermined goals; a clean slate

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Alma Mater - definition

The school, college, or university that one once attended

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Id Est - definition

"i.e.", namely

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Terra Firma - definition

Dry land; the ground as distinct from the sea or air

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Dramatis Personae - definition

The characters of a play, novel, or narrative

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Per Diem - definition

For each day

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Verbatim - definition

in exactly the same words as were used originally

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Carpe Diem - definition

used to urge someone to make the most of the present time and give little thought to the future

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In Memoriam - definition

an article written in memory of a dead person; in memory of...

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Caveat Emptor - definition

the principle that the buyer alone is responsible for checking the quality and suitability of goods before a purchase is made

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In Media Res - definition

in the middle of a narrative

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