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literatim

[lit-uh-rey-tim] /ˌlɪt əˈreɪ tɪm/
adverb
1.
letter-for-letter; literally.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Medieval Latin, a formation based on Latin līterātus (see literate), with adv. suffix -im

verbatim et literatim

[wer-bah-tim et lee-te-rah-tim; English ver-bey-tim et lit-uh-rey-tim] /wɛrˈbɑ tɪm ɛt ˌli tɛˈrɑ tɪm; English vərˈbeɪ tɪm ɛt ˌlɪt əˈreɪ tɪm/
Latin.
1.
word for word and letter for letter; in exactly the same words.
Also, verbatim ac literatim
[wer-bah-tim ahk lee-te-rah-tim; English ver-bey-tim ak lit-uh-rey-tim] /wɛrˈbɑ tɪm ɑk ˌli tɛˈrɑ tɪm; English vərˈbeɪ tɪm æk ˌlɪt əˈreɪ tɪm/ (Show IPA)
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Examples for literatim
  • The whole bargain, the exact terms of the agreement, the bond literatim et verbatim.
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literatim

/ˌlɪtəˈrɑːtɪm/
adverb
1.
letter for letter
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin, from Latin litteraletter
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