vis

[ wees; English vis ]
/ wis; English vɪs /

noun, plural vi·res [wee-reys; English vahy-reez] /ˈwi reɪs; English ˈvaɪ riz/. Latin.

strength; force; power.
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vires

/ Latin (ˈvaɪriːz) /

noun

the plural of vis

British Dictionary definitions for vires (2 of 2)

vis

/ Latin (vɪs) /

noun plural vires (ˈvaɪriːz)

power, force, or strength
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