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 for Pro re nata
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pro \Pro\, prep. [L.; akin to prae before, Gr. ?, and E. for.
     See For, prep., and cf. Prior, a.]
     A Latin preposition signifying for, before, forth.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Pro confesso [L.] (Law), taken as confessed. The action of
        a court of equity on that portion of the pleading in a
        particular case which the pleading on the other side does
        not deny.
  
     Pro rata. [L. See Prorate.] In proportion; proportion.
  
     Pro re nata [L.] (Law), for the existing occasion; as
        matters are.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pro re nata
      adv 1: according to need (physicians use PRN in writing
             prescriptions); "add water as needed" [syn: as needed,
             as required, pro re nata, PRN]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  PRO RE NATA. For the occasion as it may arise. 
  
  

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