"totum pro parte" meaning in All languages combined
Forms: totum prō parte [canonical, singular], totī prō parte [genitive]
IPA: /ˈto.tum proː ˈpar.te/ [Classical], [ˈt̪ɔt̪ʊ̃ˑ pɾoː ˈpäɾt̪ɛ] [Classical], /ˈto.tum pro ˈpar.te/ [Ecclesiastical], [ˈt̪ɔːt̪um prɔ ˈpɑrt̪ɛ] [Ecclesiastical]
A type of metonymy in which an entity (person, object) is referred to by the whole for the part; e.g. "America" for the United States of America.
Wikipedia link: totum pro parte
Categories: Latin neuter nouns in the second declension, Latin singularia tantum
Related terms: pars prō tōtō
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