Definition of “vis-à-vis” - English Dictionary


“vis-à-vis” in English

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uk /ˌviːz.əˈviː/ /ˌviːz.əˈviː/ formal

(Definition of “vis-à-vis” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“vis-a-vis” in American English

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us /ˌvi·zəˈvi, -zɑ-/

in relation to, or in comparison with:

Later I asked him more directly about government’s role vis-a-vis the environment.

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