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Throughout or frequently; here and there. Used in textual annotation to indicate that something, such as a word or passage, occurs frequently in the work cited.
[Latin, from passus, past participle of pandere, to scatter, spread out; see petə- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) here and there; throughout: used to indicate that what is referred to occurs frequently in the work cited
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here and there (used in bibliographic references).
[1795–1805; < Latin, =pass(us), past participle of pandere to spread out, extend + -im adv. suffix; compare pace1]
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A Latin word meaning scattered, used to mean that something referred to occurs frequently in a text.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
passim[ˈpæsɪm] ADV → passim
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adv → passim, verstreut
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