Sperate \Spe"rate\, a. [L. speratus, p. p. of sperare to hope.] Hoped for, or to be hoped for. [R.] --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]

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  • sperate — (adj.) of debts, having some likelihood of recovery, 1550s, from L. speratus, pp. of sperare to hope (see SPEED (Cf. speed) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sperate — That of which there is hope. Thus a debt which one may hope to recover may be called sperate, in opposition to desperate …   Black's law dictionary

  • SPERATE — Speratae …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • sperate — spe·rate …   English syllables

  • sperate — ˈspiˌrāt adjective Etymology: Latin speratus, past participle of sperare to hope; akin to Latin spes hope more at speed archaic : hoped for : to be hoped for; especially : giving some hope of being paid …   Useful english dictionary

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  • San Sperate — Cagliari …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • San Sperate — Original name in latin San Sperate Name in other language San Sperate, Santi Sperate, Santo Sperale, Santo Sperate State code IT Continent/City Europe/Rome longitude 39.35833 latitude 9.00222 altitude 43 Population 6821 Date 2012 02 15 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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