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scilicet

[ sil-uh-set ]

adverb

  1. to wit; namely (used especially on legal documents, as an affidavit, pleading, etc., to verify the place of action). : sc., scil., ss.


scilicet

/ ˈsɪlɪˌsɛt /

adverb

  1. namely; that is: used esp in explaining an obscure text or an ambiguity, or supplying a missing word


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Word History and Origins

Origin of scilicet1

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Latin scīlicet, short for scīre licet “it is permitted to know”

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Word History and Origins

Origin of scilicet1

Latin: shortened from scīre licet it is permitted to know

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Example Sentences

Ego r improbaui, veritus scilicet, ne vel Galli, vel eti Gtiles hoc interpretartur in fidei nostr iniuri.

De apostasia ecclesi, et de homine peccati scilicet Antichristo, etc.

Nimo scilicet eiusdem rithimi repercussio, nisi forte novum aliquid atque intentatum artis hoc sibi praeroget.

Non aliam scilicet ob causam, nisi quia gaudium magnum evangelizare veniebat.

Videbam coram me vitem & in ea tres fundos oculos (principal buds) scilicet unde funduntur palmites.

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