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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Definitions for idem

  1. the same as previously given or mentioned.

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Citations for idem
Moreover, the EU presents a governance system where the authority of government is dispersed into multiple levels and institutions (idem, p. 20). Giovanni Moro, Citizens in Europe, 2011
Indeed, if narrative identity is the identity of the characters associated with this leisure life-world, it is also the identity which links ipse and idem. Tony Blackshaw, Leisure Life, 2003
Origin of idem
1350-1400
Idem stems from the Latin word of the same spelling which meant essentially "it."