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This week's theme: Latin terms in English.
pari passu (PAH-ree PAS-soo) adverb
At an equal rate or rank.
[Latin pari passu (with equal step).]
-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
"These shares will rank pari passu with all other shares for future dividends and distribution." National Bank of Bahrain Posts Record Profit; Gulf Daily News (Bahrain); Jan 7, 2007.
War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands. -H.L. Mencken, writer, editor, and critic (1880-1956)