rest in peace

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Etymology[edit]

A calque of Latin requiescat in pace.

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rest in peace

  1. A blessing or expression of hope that a deceased person is at peace.
    May the souls of the recently departed rest in peace.
  2. (euphemistic) To have passed away, or died.

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