Latin Words Used in Business – Tento Investing
a fortiori: for a stronger reason.
a posteriori: after the fact.
a priori: before the fact.
ad hoc: for this purpose.
ad infinitum: to infinity.
ad nauseam: to a sickening degree.
bona fide: in good faith.
carpe diem: seize the day.
caveat emptor: buyer beware.
ceteris paribus: everything else constant.
curriculum vitae: the course of one’s life.
de facto: in reality.
de jure: by right.
e.g. (exempli gratia): for example.
etc. (et cetera): and so forth.
in absentia: in absence.
ipso facto: by that very fact or act.
i.e. (id est): it is
Lingua franca: common language of business.
magna cum laude: with great distinction.
magnum opus: a great work.
modus operandi: method of operating.
mutatis mutandis: with the necessary changes having been made.
pax: period of stability, or peace.
pecunia non olet: money has no odor.
per annum: by the year.
per capita: by heads, per person.
per diem: by the day.
per se: by itself.
persona grata: a person that is welcome.
persona non grata: a person that is unwelcome
post mortem: occurring after death.
prima facie: valid at first impression.
pro forma: for the sake of form.
quid pro quo: something for something.
sine qua non: absolutely indispensable.
summa cum laude: with highest distinction.
tabula rasa: blank slate.
vice versa: in reverse.