ad rem

[ ad rem; Latin ahd rem ]
/ æd ˈrɛm; Latin ɑd ˈrɛm /

adjective

relevant; pertinent: an ad rem remark.

adverb

without digressing; in a straightforward manner: to reply ad rem.

Origin of ad rem

< Latin: literally, to the matter
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British Dictionary definitions for ad rem

ad rem

/ Latin (æd ˈrɛm) /

adjective, adverb

to the point; without digressionto reply ad rem; an ad rem discussion Compare ad hominem

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