absit omen


absit omen
[ˌabsɪt'əʊmən]
exclamation used to express the hope that what is threatened may not become fact.
Origin
L., lit. 'may this (evil) omen be absent'.

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  • absit omen — [ab′ sit ō′men΄] [L] may there be no (ill) omen (in it) …   English World dictionary

  • Absit omen — (lat.), schlimme Vorbedeutung möge fern sein …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • absit omen — ab|sit omen <lat. ; vgl. ↑Omen> möge es ohne [böse] Vorbedeutung sein! …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • absit omen —    may there be no evil omen ; may no harm result …   Dictionary of difficult words

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