In a way that is relevant to what is being done or discussed at the time.
- ‘address the issue and argue ad rem’
Relevant to what is being done or discussed at the time.‘ad rem arguments alone may be considered relevant for science’
suitable, proper, fitting, apt
- ‘If you have no argument ad rem, and none either ad hominem, you can make one ad auditores; that is to say, you can start some invalid objection, which, however, only an expert sees to be invalid.’
- ‘They are all opposed to argumentum ad rem (i e., to the point).’
Late 16th century Latin, literally ‘to the matter’.
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