Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb Letter for letter.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Letter for letter; without the change of a letter: usually in the phrase verbatim et literatim

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Letter for letter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb of the copying of text Letter by letter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb letter for letter

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Medieval Latin līterātim, litterātim, from Latin littera, lītera, letter; see letter.]

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From Medieval Latin litterātim, from littera ("letter"). First Known Use: 1643

Examples

  • The only time that students in my class were reprimanded en masse for plagiarism, they had copied literatim large chunks of the introduction to the textbook used in class!

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  • The attempt, or rather the intention, was highly creditable; the copy was carefully moulded upon the model and offered the best example of the verbatim et literatim style.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Consequently there is no just reason for translating the whole verbatim et literatim, as has been done by Torrens, Lane and

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Reproduzco abajo, verbatim et literatim, un folleto de propaganda electoral que recibí antes de las elecciones europeas de 2004.

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  • Reproduzco abajo, verbatim et literatim, un folleto de propaganda electoral que recibí antes de las elecciones europeas de 2004.

    Por qué nos necesitan

  • When I read his magazine, Mythic Delirium, I immediately noted that Allen took science fiction poetry literatim, however it's parsed--speculative, fiction, science: idea made manifest in words--including variations that do not stray from the use of such a term.

    Dear readers...

  • When I read his magazine, Mythic Delirium, I immediately noted that Allen took science fiction poetry literatim, however it's parsed--speculative, fiction, science: idea made manifest in words--including variations that do not stray from the use of such a term.

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  • Which temper Jones was now in, we leave the reader to guess, having no exact information about it; but this is certain, that he had spent two hours in expectation, when, being unable any longer to conceal his uneasiness, he retired to his room; where his anxiety had almost made him frantick, when the following letter was brought him from Mrs. Honour, with which we shall present the reader verbatim et literatim.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • When I read his magazine, Mythic Delirium, I immediately noted that Allen took science fiction poetry literatim, however it's parsed--speculative, fiction, science: idea made manifest in words--including variations that do not stray from the use of such a term.

    Fear of Science, Fear of Reason

  • This he learns by repeated perusal, till he can quote almost every passage literatim.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

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