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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Definition for vis (2 of 3)

vis.

visibility.
visual.

Definition for vis (3 of 3)

Vis.

Viscount.
Viscountess.
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British Dictionary definitions for vis (1 of 2)

vis
/ Latin (vɪs) /

noun plural vires (ˈvaɪriːz)

power, force, or strength

British Dictionary definitions for vis (2 of 2)

Vis.

abbreviation for

Viscount or Viscountess
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