decet

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *dekēō, from Proto-Indo-European *deḱ-, the same root as doceō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active decet, present infinitive decēre, perfect active decuit (impersonal)

  1. adorn
  2. it is decent, suitable, seemly, or proper

Inflection[edit]

This verb is only used in 3rd-person forms, present and perfect infinitives, and present active participle.

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