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R.I.P.

or RIP

1.
may he or she (or they) rest in peace.
Origin of R.I.P.
< Latin requiēscat (or requiēscant) in pāce
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The abbreviation for “rest in peace,” often found on gravestones or in obituaries. From the Latin, requiescat in pace.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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