word for word and letter for letter; in exactly the same words.
- Also ver·ba·tim ac li·te·ra·tim [wer-bah-tim ahk lee-te-rah-tim; English ver-bey-tim ak lit-uh-rey-tim]. /wɛrˈbɑ tɪm ɑk ˌli tɛˈrɑ tɪm; English vərˈbeɪ tɪm æk ˌlɪt əˈreɪ tɪm/.
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How to use verbatim et literatim in a sentence
His editorial was the "Courier's" leader, and it appeared verbatim et literatim.A Hoosier Chronicle | Meredith Nicholson
The next day the letter—of which we give a verbatim et literatim copy—was received and then forwarded on to us.The History of the Catnach Press | Charles Hindley
The following lines are copied, verbatim et literatim, from a window pane in an upstairs room of the Talbot Inn, Ripley.
Tom immediately sits down at the piano, and produces verbatim et literatim the whole of what he has just heard.Music and Some Highly Musical People | James M. Trotter
And this cash-value, it is needless to say, is verbatim et literatim what our empiricist account pays in.Essays in Radical Empiricism | William James