Requiescat in pace – definition of requiescat in pace by The Free Dictionary

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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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