postulatum


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postulatum

(ˌpɒstjʊˈleɪtəm)
n, pl -ta (-tə)
obsolete a postulate
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En caso de aceptacion por parte de la mayoria de la congregacion, se enviaba el asunto al general en caracter de postulatum oficial, repetido y eventualmente resumido en un documento aparte (Postulata provinciae); en caso de rechazo, la minoria que habia propuesto el asunto podia sugerir nuevamente el reiectum en un memorial particular.
are, in reality, quite unimportant" (129)--but they are also taken to Merton Ariston, "a postulatum [which] makes it possible for all sizes to become relative" so that any being can converse in it with any other being, even if their "actual" sizes or locations are more disproportionate than that of a bacteria to a galaxy (128).
As James Hennesey notes, the sweeping statements of the Postulatum in effect granted the pope unlimited power.