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vis--vis

vis--vis [or] vis-a-vis

 
pronunciation:
vi za vi
parts of speech:
adjective & adverb, preposition, noun
part of speech: adjective & adverb
definition: face-to-face.
a vis--vis discussionThey whispered vis--vis.
 
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: as related to or compared with.
capitalism vis--vis socialism
definition 2: in a position or pose opposite to; facing.
one twin vis--vis the other
similar words:
opposite
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: vis--vis
definition: one of two persons or things that are positioned opposite to, or are in correspondence with, one another.
He is my vis--vis on the opposing team.