[ vahy-tuh, vee-; Latin wee-tah ]
/ ˈvaɪ tə, ˈvi-; Latin ˈwi tɑ /
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noun, plural vi·tae [vahy-tee, vee-tahy; Latin wee-tahy]. /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ; Latin ˈwi taɪ/.
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Also vi·tae [vahy-tee, vee-tahy]. /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ/.
Origin of vita
1920–25; <Latin: life
Other definitions for vita (2 of 2)
[ vee-tuh ]
/ ˈvi tə /
a female given name, form of Davida.
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How to use vita in a sentence
The Vitas Patrum was the most popular collection of saints' legends in the middle ages.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
In ye which wildernis liuid many holy fathers, as it apperith in vitas patrum.Lavengro|George Borrow
No, only things look kind of tipsy 'round here, and my breath has got St. Vitas Dance.Heart of Gold|Ruth Alberta Brown
A limited time should be devoted to diversions with Pithamardas, Vitas, and Vidushakas, and then should be taken the midday sleep.The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana|Vatsyayana
Im very sure, Nora dear, you will find something more interesting in Vitas cake box than you could dig out of that dusty hole.The Girl Scouts at Rocky Ledge|Lilian Garis
British Dictionary definitions for vita
/ (ˈviːtə, ˈvaɪ-) /
noun plural vitae (ˈviːtaɪ, ˈvaɪtiː)
US and Canadian a less common term for curriculum vitae
Word Origin for vita
from Latin: life
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