[ in-ter -vahy-vohs, vee- ]
/ ˈɪn tər ˈvaɪ voʊs, ˈvi- /
adverb, adjective Law.
(especially of a gift or trust) taking effect during the lifetimes of the parties involved; between living persons.
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Origin of inter vivos
First recorded in 1830–40, inter vivos is from Latin inter vīvōs literally, “among the living”
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British Dictionary definitions for inter vivos
/ Latin (ˈɪntə ˈviːvɒs) /
law between living peoplean inter vivos gift
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