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ipsissima verba

[ ip-sis-si-mah wer-bah; English ip-sis-uh-muh-vur-buh ]
/ ɪpˈsɪs sɪˌmɑ ˈwɛr bɑ; English ɪpˈsɪs ə mə ˈvɜr bə /
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adverb
with the very words; verbatim.
noun
the very words.
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ipsissima verba
/ Latin (ɪpˈsɪsɪmə ˈvɜːbə) /

pl n
the very words; verbatim
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