how to pronounce vie


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the above transcription of vie is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

vie is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of vie in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… um taylor asked uh taylor la vie very …”

meanings of vie


  1. To fight for superiority; to contend; to compete eagerly so as to gain something.
  2. To do or produce in emulation, competition, or rivalry; to put in competition; to bandy.
  3. To rival (something), etc.
  4. To stake; to wager.
  5. To stake a sum of money upon a hand of cards, as in the old game of gleek. See revie.


  1. A contest.

vie frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word vie occurs in english on average 1.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics vie can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that vie can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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