pari passu

[ pah-ree pahs-soo; English pair-ahy pas-oo, pair-ee ]
/ ˈpɑ ri ˈpɑs su; English ˈpɛər aɪ ˈpæs u, ˈpɛər i /

adverb, Latin.

with equal pace or progress; side by side.
without partiality; equably; fairly.
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British Dictionary definitions for pari passu

pari passu

/ Latin (ˌpærɪ ˈpæsuː, ˈpɑːrɪ) /

adverb

usually law with equal speed or progress; equably: often used to refer to the right of creditors to receive assets from the same source without one taking precedence
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Word Origin and History for pari passu

pari passu


Latin, literally "with equal step," from ablative of par "equal" (see par) + passus "pace" (see pace (n.)).

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