Definition of “viz.” - English Dictionary

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“viz.” in British English

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uk /vɪz/ us /vɪz/ old-fashioned

used, especially in written English, when you want to give more detail or be more exact about something you have just written:

We both shared the same ambition, viz., to make a lot of money and to retire at 40.

(Definition of “viz.” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)