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rebus sic stantibus

[ree-buh s sik stan-tuh-buh s] /ˈri bəs sɪk ˈstæn tə bəs/
adverb, International Law.
(of the duration of the binding force treaty) for as long as the relevant facts and circumstances remain basically the same.
Origin of rebus sic stantibus
First recorded in 1840-50, rebus sic stantibus is from the Latin word rēbus sīc stantibus with things remaining thus Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • rebus sic stantibus, what's the use of talking about quantitative and accentual verse, as if they were really two kinds of verse?

  • The reservatio mentalis, too, of "rebus sic stantibus" is an unwarrantable and wicked reservation.

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