[ vahy-vuh voh-see, vee-vuh ]
/ ˈvaɪ və ˈvoʊ si, ˈvi və /
by word of mouth; orally.
Also viva. (in British and European universities) the oral part of an examination.
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Origin of viva voce
1555–65; < Medieval Latin vīvā vōce with living voice, Latin, ablative of vīva vōx
OTHER WORDS FROM viva vocevi·va-vo·ce, adjective
Words nearby viva voce
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Example sentences from the Web for viva voce
And it is all in document, as well as viva-voce (this means 'gossip,' dear).The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper|Martin Farquhar Tupper
British Dictionary definitions for viva voce
/ (ˈvaɪvə ˈvəʊtʃɪ) /
by word of mouth
the full form of viva 2
Word Origin for viva voce
C16: from Medieval Latin, literally: with living voice
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