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praecisio

LatinEdit

NounEdit

praecīsiō f (genitive praecīsiōnis); third declension

  1. the act of cutting off
  2. a piece cut off; cut, cutting
  3. (rhetoric) the act of breaking off abruptly, aposiopesis
  4. an overreaching

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative praecīsiō praecīsiōnēs
genitive praecīsiōnis praecīsiōnum
dative praecīsiōnī praecīsiōnibus
accusative praecīsiōnem praecīsiōnēs
ablative praecīsiōne praecīsiōnibus
vocative praecīsiō praecīsiōnēs

ReferencesEdit

  • praecisio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879