mutatis mutandismu·ta·tis mu·tan·dis
Origin of mutatis mutandisL, literally , things being changed that should be changed ; from mutatis, ablative plural of past participle of mutare, to change (see miss) + mutandis, ablative plural of gerund, gerundive of this verb
Origin of mutatis mutandisLatin m&umacron;tat&imacron;s m&umacron;tand&imacron;s : m&umacron;tat&imacron;s, ablative pl. past participle of m&umacron;tare, to change + m&umacron;tand&imacron;s, ablative pl. gerundive of m&umacron;tare.
- Having changed what needed to be changed.
- Mutatis mutandis is sometimes used to draw the reader's attention to the differences between a statement and a similar but different earlier statement.
- As an unnaturalised foreign phrase, mutatis mutandis is often italicized when used in English.
Latin ablative absolute: mÅ«tÄtÄ«s (ablative neuter plural form of mÅ«tÄtus, “[having been] altered, changed, or modified", perfect passive participle of mÅ«tÅ, “I alter or change") + mÅ«tandÄ«s (ablative neuter plural form of mÅ«tandus, “which is to be altered, changed, or modified", future passive participle of mÅ«tÅ, “I alter or change") = “with those things which were to be changed having been changed"