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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Definitions for ad rem

  1. Without digressing; in a straightforward manner.
  2. Relevant; pertinent.

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Citations for ad rem
I am sure these things are not ad rem. Some persons think, my lord, it is very hard these men should be forced against their consciences from the church. Richard Baxter, The Practical Works of Richard Baxter
The letter seems free of formulae, which suggests it was composed specifically ad rem. Roger Rees, Layers of Loyalty in Latin Panegyric
Origin of ad rem
Ad rem is a useful Latin phrase that literally means "at thing" from the roots ad and rēs.