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English definition of “sic”

sic

adverb [not gradable]  /sɪk/ us  
used in brackets after a word or phrase copied from somewhere else to show the writer knows it appears to be wrong but this is intentional or exactly as in the original: The sign said, "Closed on Wendsday" [sic].
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