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actus (s) (noun), actus; acti (pl)
1. A length in building which is about 120 Roman feet: An actus is about 35,5 meters.
2. In Roman law, the legality of herding animals or driving a vehicle across another person's land: A long time ago in Roman times, an actus allowed a farmer, for example, to drive his domesticated animals over his neighbor's property.
Word Entries containing the term: “actus
actus curia (s) (noun), actus curiae; actus curias (pl)
An act of the court: Actus curia is a term used in law, and historically was one of many medieval councils of the courts of justice.
actus Dei (s) (noun) (no pl)
An act of God: More literally, actus Dei is a “driving” or the “moving forward of God”. Used in legal terminology, actus Dei refers to any phenomena, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, falling trees, hail storms, etc.

The greatest of all perplexities in theology has been to reconcile the infinite goodness of God with his omnipotence. Nothing puts a greater strain upon the faith of the common man than the existence of utterly irrational suffering in the universe.
—Walter Lippmann
Actus non facit reum nisi mens est rea. (s) (noun) (no pl)
A legal maxim: The act, Actus non facit reum nisi mens est rea, means that a person is not made a criminal unless the intention is criminal.
actus purus (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pure act: Actus purus is Thomas Aquinas’ conception of God as pure act, without matter or form.

Per actus conamine.
You attempt by doing it.
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actus reus (AK tuhs RI yuhs)
One component of a crime or any overt act that accompanies the intent to commit a crime; such as, pulling out a pistol in front of a convenience store clerk while robbing the store is an actus reus or an overt act.

Drawing plans of a bank floor layout while conspiring to rob the bank would be an overt act in furtherance of the criminal conspiracy.

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