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(prōmptus, ūs) only abl. ū, m

promo+ EM-, in the phrase, in promptu, public, open, visible, manifest, before the eyes : ut (decorum) sit in promptu: ingenium in promptu habere, show his ability , S.: in promptu scrinia Brutus habet, O.— Fig., at hand, ready : ea dicam, quae mihi sunt in promptu.— Easy : quadrupedes In promptu regere est, O.

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