praecisio

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

References[edit]

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