Monthly Archives: January 2014
neI plUs Ul tra
(Latin) the highest point, especially of achievement or excellence; ultimate.
ih fI sh@nt
definition: operating or performing in an effective and competent manner, with little wasted effort.
example: The restaurant established an efficient way to train new employees.
example: Google made searching the Internet much more efficient.
example: Because he was an efficient worker, he had time left over to develop some of his own ideas.
eks kə thi drə [or] eks kae thih drə
adjective & adverb
from the chair (Latin); with the authority of one’s office or rank (used especially of statements from the pope regarding faith and morals).
example: Catholic doctrine considers the Pope infallible when he speaks ex cathedra. (more…)
definition: someone who shares the same profession, work, or employer.
example: She was honored by her colleagues in the field with a special award.
example: The doctor brought up the question with some of his colleagues at the seminar.
saI ni kweI nan [or] sI neI kwa non
(Latin) something necessary; indispensable item or condition. (more…)