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Latin translation: noli figere quod non fractum

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English term or phrase:If it isn't broken, don't fix it
Latin translation:noli figere quod non fractum
Entered by: Klaus Fenselau
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11:32 Jan 8, 2002
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: If it isn't broken, don't fix it
Needed for a motto
Andrew West
noli figere quod non fractum
Explanation:
liter.: don't fix what(is)not broken. You could also use ruptum instead of fractum. It depends on what is broken.

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Note added at 2002-01-09 07:37:37 (GMT)
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if you prefer a shorter version, try: intacta non figantur
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Klaus Fenselau
Local time: 16:14
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noli figere quod non fractum


Explanation:
liter.: don't fix what(is)not broken. You could also use ruptum instead of fractum. It depends on what is broken.

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Note added at 2002-01-09 07:37:37 (GMT)
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if you prefer a shorter version, try: intacta non figantur

Klaus Fenselau
Local time: 16:14

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