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vice versa

adverb uk   /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).
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in Spanish viceversa…
in French vice versa…
in German umgekehrt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反過來也一樣,反之亦然…
in Russian наоборот…
in Turkish aksine, tersine, ya da aksine…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反过来也一样,反之亦然…
in Polish na odwrót, vice versa…
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