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Lewis : inibi

inibi, ĭnĭbi, adv., therein, there. Lit., of place, in that place, there: superbia nata inibi (Capuae) esse videtur, Cic. Agr. 1, 7, 20: marsupium habeat, inibi paulum praesidii, in that matter, Plaut. Pers. 1, 3, 45; Cato, R. R. 18, 2; Cels. 5, 26, 23: inibi (i. e. in eodem libro) iisdem laudibus non invenuste lusit, Gell. 17, 12, 13; cf. id. 17, 8, 2.

Transf. Of time, nearly, almost, on the point of: in vitae postremo, cum jam inibi mors occuparet, when he was on the point of dying, Gell. 1, 3 init.— Inibi est, for in eo est, it is near at hand, about to happen, will soon take place: quod sperare debemus aut inibi esse, aut jam esse confectum, Cic. Phil. 14, 2, 5: profecto aut inibi est aut jam potiuntur Frugum, Pac. ap. Non. 124, 25 (Trag. Rel. v. 205 Rib.): liberne es? non sum: verum inibi est, Caecil. ap. Non. 124, 23 (Com. Fragm. v. 189 Rib.)