[ahy-dem, id-em]
pronoun, adjective
the same as previously given or mentioned.

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin īdem

ibid, ibidem, idem, op. cit. Unabridged

alter idem

[ahl-ter ee-dem; English awl-ter ahy-dem, al-]
noun Latin.
another exactly the same.

semper idem

[sem-per ee-dem; English sem-per ahy-dem, id-em]
always the same. Unabridged
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idem (ˈaɪdɛm, Latin ˈɪdɛm)
the same: used to refer to an article, chapter, etc, previously cited

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