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non possumus

[ non -pos-uh-muhs; Latin nohn -poh-soo-moos ]
/ nɒn ˈpɒs ə məs; Latin noʊn ˈpoʊ sʊˌmʊs /
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noun

a statement that something cannot be done: The Pope would not accept a non possumus from the king.

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Origin of non possumus

<Latin : literally, we cannot
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