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a combining form meaning “equal,” used in the formation of compound words:
Origin of pari-
< Late Latin pari- combining form of pār par1

pari passu

[pah-ree pahs-soo; English pair-ahy pas-oo, pair-ee] /ˈpɑ ri ˈpɑs su; English ˈpɛər aɪ ˈpæs u, ˈpɛər i/
adverb, Latin.
with equal pace or progress; side by side.
without partiality; equably; fairly. Unabridged
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combining form
equal or equally; even (in number): parisyllabic, paripinnate
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from Latin par

pari passu

/ˌpærɪ ˈpæsuː; ˈpɑːrɪ/
generally (law) with equal speed or progress; equably: often used to refer to the right of creditors to receive assets from the same source without one taking precedence
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pari passu

Latin, literally "with equal step," from ablative of par "equal" (see par) + passus "pace" (see pace (n.)).

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pari in Technology
mathematics, tool
A system for symbolic mathematics, especially number theory.
Version 1.37 for Unix, Macintosh, MS-DOS, Amiga.
E-mail: .
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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