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- To the point or purpose; pertinently to the matter in hand; to the question under consideration; practically, considering the peculiarities of the special case.
- From Latin ad ("to") rem, accusative of res ("matter") (Wiktionary)
- Latin : ad, to + rem, accusative of rēs, matter, thing. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Quid ad rem modo fundamentum stabile, solidumque permaneat.] 45 The convent of St. Silvester was founded, endowed, and protected by the Colonna cardinals, for the daughters of the family who embraced a monastic life, and who, in the year 1318, were twelve in number.”
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