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Meaning of “vice versa” in the English Dictionary

"vice versa" in British English

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vice versaadverb

uk   /ˌvaɪsˈvɜː.sə/  us   /ˌvaɪ.səˈvɝː-/
C1 used to say that what you have just said is also ​true in the ​oppositeorder: He doesn't ​trust her, and vice versa (= she also doesn't ​trust him).

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(Definition of vice versa from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"vice versa" in American English

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vice versaadverb

 us   /vɑɪs ˈvɜr·sə, ˌvɑɪ·sə ˈvɜr-/
(of an ​opposite) being also ​true: With this ​software, ​descriptions can ​replacenames and vice versa.
(Definition of vice versa from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vice versa”
in Spanish viceversa…
in Vietnamese ngược lại…
in Malaysian begitu juga sebaliknya…
in Thai ในทางกลับกัน…
in French vice versa…
in German umgekehrt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反过来也一样,反之亦然…
in Turkish aksine, tersine, ya da aksine…
in Russian наоборот…
in Indonesian sebaliknya…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反過來也一樣,反之亦然…
in Polish na odwrót, vice versa…
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