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ad rem

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

relevant; pertinent: an ad rem remark.

adverb

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

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Origin of ad rem

<Latin: literally, to the matter
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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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