ad quem

[ahd kwem; English ad kwem]


at or to which; the end toward which something tends.

terminus ad quem

[ter-mi-noo s ahd kwem; English tur-muh-nuh s ad kwem]

noun Latin.

the end to which; aim; goal; final or latest limiting point. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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terminus ad quem


the aim or terminal point

Word Origin for terminus ad quem

literally: the end to which
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