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English definition of “v”

v

preposition     /viː/ (also v., vs)
abbreviation for versus: I need to consider the advantages v the disadvantages.Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sportOpposing and against used to show who is competing in a game: Newcastle United v WiganCompeting in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting) used to show the two sides involved in a court case: the 1973 Supreme Court decision, Roe v WadeOpposing and againstPeople appearing in court
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