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ad rem
To the thing.

Translated as, "to the matter at hand; to the point; relevant" can be presented in various ways. This phrase contrasts with ad hominem in that debaters who argue ad rem address the matter at hand to score points in the debate; debaters who argue ad hominem personally attack their opponents to score points.

This entry is located in the following units: ad- (page 5) Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group A (page 10)
Word Entries containing the term: “ad rem
argumentum ad rem
A relevant argument.

An argument concerning the point under discussion.

This entry is located in the following unit: Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group A (page 18)
nihil ad rem
Nothing to do with the matter; "irrelevant".
This entry is located in the following units: Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group N (page 3) nihil- (page 1)