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18:04 Sep 21, 2007
Latin to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - History
Latin term or phrase: vitae melioris in usum
Reference to splendid life
Local time: 00:19

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5 +1For a better life / In the name of a better lifeLeonardo Marcello Pignataro
3A better life of duty is for utility.Medeia



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For a better life / In the name of a better life

Among the others, also the Russian tzar Peter the Great used it as his motto.

Leonardo Marcello Pignataro
Local time: 05:19
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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A better life of duty is for utility.

vitae melioris means genetive esse structure in Latin. Est has fallen in this sentence.

Example sentence(s):
  • Est adulescentis maiores natu vereri
  • it is a young man's (part) to reverence his elders
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