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pro re nata

[proh re nah-tah; English proh ree ney-tuh, rey] /ˈproʊ ˈrɛ ˈnɑ tɑ; English ˈproʊ ˈri ˈneɪ tə, ˈreɪ/
adverb, Latin.
1.
for an unforeseen need or contingency.
Origin of pro re nata
literally, for a thing born
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