mutatis mutandis

[moo-tah-tees moo-tahn-dees; English myoo-tey-tis myoo-tan-dis]

adverb Latin.

the necessary changes having been made.

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British Dictionary definitions for mutatis mutandis

mutatis mutandis

the necessary changes having been made
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Word Origin and History for mutatis mutandis

"with the necessary changes," Latin, literally "things being changed that have to be changed," from the ablative plurals of, respectively, the past participle and gerundive of mutare "to change" (see mutable).

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