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 /
Latin.

adverb

with the very words; verbatim.

noun

the very words.

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British Dictionary definitions for ipsissima verba

ipsissima verba
/ Latin (ɪpˈsɪsɪmə ˈvɜːbə) /

pl n

the very words; verbatim
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