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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: Latin verbum; VERB

verbatim

adjective, adverb
     
ver‧ba‧tim formal
repeating the actual words that were spoken or written [= word-for-word]
verbatim account/quote/report etc
a verbatim account of our conversation
Their stories were taped and transcribed verbatim.

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