pro re nata

[ proh re nah-tah; English proh ree ney-tuh, rey ]
/ ˈproʊ ˈrɛ ˈnɑ tɑ; English ˈproʊ ˈri ˈneɪ tə, ˈreɪ /

adverb Latin.

for an unforeseen need or contingency.

Nearby words

  1. pro forma invoice,
  2. pro memoria,
  3. pro patria,
  4. pro rat. aet.,
  5. pro rata,
  6. pro shop,
  7. pro tanto,
  8. pro tem,
  9. pro tempore,
  10. pro-

Origin of pro re nata

literally, for a thing born

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