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 In Si’tu (Latin).In Terro’rem (Latin). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
In Stat’u Quo or In stat’u quo ante (Latin).
 
In the condition things were before the change took place. Thus, two nations arming for war may agree to lay down arms on condition that all things be restored to the same state as they were before they took up arms.   1
 


 In Si’tu (Latin).In Terro’rem (Latin). 

 
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