literatim

[ lit-uh-rey-tim ]
/ ˌlɪt əˈreɪ tɪm /

adverb

letter-for-letter; literally.

Origin of literatim

1635–45; < Medieval Latin, a formation based on Latin līterātus (see literate), with adv. suffix -im

Definition for literatim (2 of 2)

verbatim et literatim
[ wer-bah-tim et lee-te-rah-tim; English ver-bey-tim et lit-uh-rey-tim ]
/ wɛrˈbɑ tɪm ɛt ˌli tɛˈrɑ tɪm; English vərˈbeɪ tɪm ɛt ˌlɪt əˈreɪ tɪm /

adverb Latin.

word for word and letter for letter; in exactly the same words.
Also ver·ba·tim ac li·te·ra·tim [wer-bah-tim ahk lee-te-rah-tim; English ver-bey-tim ak lit-uh-rey-tim] /wɛrˈbɑ tɪm ɑk ˌli tɛˈrɑ tɪm; English vərˈbeɪ tɪm æk ˌlɪt əˈreɪ tɪm/.
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British Dictionary definitions for literatim

literatim
/ (ˌlɪtəˈrɑːtɪm) /

adverb

letter for letter

Word Origin for literatim

C17: from Medieval Latin, from Latin littera letter
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