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Modus Operandi

modus operandi n

[New Latin, manner of operating]
: a distinct pattern or method of operation esp. that indicates or suggests the work of a single criminal in more than one crime



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.