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21:57 Nov 28, 2000
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Marketing
Latin term or phrase: novus opiate seclorum
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na +1the new drug of the ages
Laura Gentili


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
the new drug of the ages


Explanation:
The reference is to the motto on the great seal of the USA, "Novus ordo seclorum" ("a new order of the ages"). BTW, the word seclorum is mispelled, it should read "seculorum".

Novus= New

Opiate=1. a drug that contains opium and so dulls pain or brings sleep.
2. anything that quiets: opiates to grief.

Sec[u]lorum = of the ages



Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 01:24
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Joseph Brazauskas: 'Opiate' is also misspelt. It should be 'opiatus'.
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