terminus ad quem love

terminus ad quem

Definitions

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

  • noun A goal or finishing point.
  • noun A final limiting point in time.

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  • noun the latest possible date of a non-punctual event (period, era, etc.)
  • noun an objective or goal

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  • noun final or latest limiting point

Etymologies

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

[Latin, limit to which.]

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From the Latin terminus ("limit") + ad ("up to") + quem ("which"), the accusative of quī ("what"). Literally meaning "the limit up until which".

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