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In Petto (Italian)

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Held in reserve, kept back, something done privately, and not announced to the general public. (In pecʹtore [Latin], in the breast.)

Cardinals in petto. Cardinals about to be elected, but not yet publicly announced. Their names are in pectŏre (of the Pope).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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In Forma Pauperis
In Gremio Legis
In Limine (Latin)
In Loco Parentĭs
In Medias Res
In Memoriam
In Nubibus
In Partibus [Infidelium]
In Perpetnam (Latin)
In Petto (Italian)
In Posse (Latin)
In Propria Persona (Latin)
In Prospectu (Latin)
In Re (Latin)
In Situ (Latin)
In Statu Quo or In statu quo ante (Latin)
In Terrorem (Latin)
In Toto (Latin)
In Vacuo (Latin)
In-and-In