how to pronounce vis


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vis is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to cover their underweights um vis-a-vis …”

meanings of vis


  1. Abbreviation of viscount.
  2. Alternative spelling of viss.
  3. Force; energy; might; power.


  1. A town on the eponymous island in the Adriatic Sea in southern Croatia. It has a population of 1,934 residents (as of 2011).
  2. An island in the Adriatic Sea.

vis frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vis occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

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