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q.v.

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abbreviation
(in prescriptions) as much as you wish.
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Origin of q.v.

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From Latin quantum vīs

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Other definitions for q.v. (2 of 2)

q.v.2

abbreviation plural qq.v.
(used in formal writing after a cross reference) which see.

Origin of q.v.

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From Latin quod vidē
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British Dictionary definitions for q.v.

qv

abbreviation for (denoting a cross reference)
quod vide

Word Origin for qv

New Latin: which (word, item, etc) see
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