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Adverbpassim (not comparable)
- 1751 — David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals
- The sceptics assert [Sext. Emp. adrersus Math. lib. viii.], though absurdly, that the origin of all religious worship was derived from the utility of inanimate objects, as the sun and moon, to the support and well-being of mankind. This is also the common reason assigned by historians, for the deification of eminent heroes and legislators [Diod. Sic. passim.].
- 1978 — Supreme Court of the United States, F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation
- See also Hearings on H.R.8825 before the House Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries, 70th Cong., 1st Sess., passim (1928).
- used especially with the name of a book or writer to indicate that something (as a word, phrase, or idea) is to be found at many places in the same book or writer's work
- for example, in the Private Eye magazine, articles that relate to long-running stories would refer to (see Eyes passim), e.g. those relating to a disgraced former councilor who leaves the country to avoid fines for gerrymandering
here and there
- English: passim
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