proprio

proprio-

a combining form meaning “one's own,” used in the formation of compound words: proprioceptive.

Origin:
combining form representing Latin proprius one's own, special, particular, proper

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motu proprio

[moh-too proh-pree-oh]
Latin.
of one's own accord: used of certain documents issued by the pope without counsel from others.

proprio motu

[praw-pri-oh moh-too; English proh-pree-oh moh-too]
Latin.
by one's own volition; on one's own initiative.
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motu proprio (ˈməʊtuː ˈprəʊprɪˌəʊ)
 
n
an administrative papal bull
 
[Latin: of his own accord]

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