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aut- Examples

  1. variant of auto-1 before a vowel: autacoid.

aut Caesar, aut nihil [out kahy-sahr out ni-hil; English awt see-zer awt nahy-hil] Latin.

  1. either a Caesar or nothing; all or nothing.

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  • To them of course it is “Aut Cæsar aut nullus,” but not to me.

    Apologia Pro Vita Sua

    John Henry Cardinal Newman

  • But I have no ambition; at least, if any, it would be ‘aut Cæsar aut nihil.’

    My Recollections of Lord Byron

    Teresa Guiccioli

  • His Weimar teacher believed in the motto: Aut Lizst, aut nihil!

    Painted Veils

    James Huneker

  • The motto aut Caesar aut nullus is principally nonsense, we take it.

    The Fiend’s Delight

    Dod Grile

  • An error in verbis Purshii, ut loco “floribus” legendum sit “involucris” aut “fasciculis?”

    Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834, Part III (the Text Being Chapters XXVIII-XXXIII of the London Edition, 1843, and the Appendix a Combination of the Appendices of the London and German [Coblentz, 1839] Editions)

    Maximilian, Prinz von Wied

  • British Dictionary definitions for aut AUT abbreviation for

    1. Association of University Teachers

    aut- combining form

    1. a variant of auto-

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