[ seek pahs-sim; English sik pas-im ]
/ sik ˈpɑs sɪm; English sɪk ˈpæs ɪm /
so throughout: used especially as a footnote to indicate that a word, phrase, or idea recurs throughout the book being cited.
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British Dictionary definitions for sic passim
/ Latin (ˈsɪk ˈpæsɪm) /
a phrase used in printed works to indicate that a word, spelling, etc, occurs in the same form throughout
Word Origin for sic passim
literally: thus everywhere
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