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[ib-id] /ˈɪb ɪd/
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ibid, ibidem, idem, op. cit. Unabridged
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abbreviation (in annotations, bibliographies, etc, when referring to a book, article, chapter, or page previously cited)
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Latin: in the same place
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also ibid, 1660s, abbreviation of Latin ibidem "in the same place," from ibi "there," pronomial adverb of place, + demonstrative suffix -dem.

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ibid. definition

An abbreviation for ibidem, a Latin word meaning “in the same place.” It is used in footnotes and bibliographies to refer to a source cited in a previous entry.

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