Definition of ad rem in English:

ad rem

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Pronunciation: /ad ˈrɛm
 
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adverb & adjective

formal
Relevant to what is being done or discussed at the time.
More example sentences
  • If you have no argument ad rem, and none either ad hominem, you can make one ad auditores; that is to say, you can start some invalid objection, which, however, only an expert sees to be invalid.
  • They are all opposed to argumentum ad rem (i e., to the point).

Origin

late 16th century: Latin, literally 'to the matter'.

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