re•qui•es•cat in pa•ce
(ˌrɛ kwiˈɛs kɑt ɪn ˈpɑ tʃɛ)
Latin. may he (or she) rest in peace.
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requiescat in pace
A Latin phrase meaning may he rest in peace, the full form of the abbreviation R.I.P., often used on tombstones.
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