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English definition of “vice versa”

vice versa

adverb     /ˌvaɪsˈvɜː.sə/ US  /ˌvaɪ.səˈvɝː-/
C1 used to say that what you have just said is also true in the opposite order : He doesn't trust her, and vice versa (= she also doesn't trust him).Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutiveOpposites
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