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Definition of mutatis mutandis adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


mutatis mutandis

NAmE//muˌtɑt̮əs muˈtɑndəs//
, NAmE//myuˌtɑt̮əs myuˈtɑndəs//
(from Latin) (formal)
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(used when you are comparing two or more things or situations) making the small changes that are necessary for each individual case, without changing the main points The same contract, mutatis mutandis, will be given to each employee (= the contract is basically the same for everyone, but the names, etc. are changed).
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mutatis mutandis