Definition of mirabile dictu in English:

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mirabile dictu

Pronunciation: /məˈräbəˌlā ˈdikto͞o/ /məˈrabəlē/


Wonderful to relate: and for once, mirabile dictu, they all seem to be getting along
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  • After all, there's so very many things that Bush would like to distract us from, almost any terror alert, even - mirabile dictu - an honest one, would have the effect of driving news that's bad for Bush off the front pages.
  • Jack Daniels is a cult, an iconic brand, and - mirabile dictu - it just happens to be smack dab center in very valuable electoral real estate, Lynyrd Skynrd land that Bush would like to keep, and Kerry might want to steal.
  • Now, the government says, it is equipping itself with a range of intermediate restrictions which - mirabile dictu - the security service says will be perfectly adequate to deal with the level of threat these people pose.



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