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(French) compared with; in regard to, in relation to; opposite; face to face with
(French) face to face
(French) person or thing that is face to face (opposite another); opposite number; counterpart; love seat, small sofa for two people


vis-a-vis
\vis`-a-vis"\ (?), n. [f., opposite, face to face.]
1. one who, or that which, is face to face with another; esp., one who faces another in dancing.
2. a carriage in which two persons sit face to face. also, a form of sofa with seats for two persons, so arranged that the occupants are face to face while sitting on opposite sides.
vis-a-vis
\vis`-a-vis"\, adv. face to face.
vis-a-vis
adj : referring or directing attention to; "as to what we have discussed..."; "in relation to your inquiry..."; "income vis-a-vis expenditures" [syn: as to, concerning, in relation to, regarding, with reference to, in regard to , with regard to, with respect to]
n

1. a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another [syn: counterpart, opposite number ]


2. small sofa that seats two people [syn: love seat, tete-a-tete]
adv : face-to-face; face-to-face with; "they sat vis-a-vis at the table"; "i found myself vis-a-vis a burly policeman"



Vis-à-vis is a French phrase meaning "face to face", often used as "in relation to", "counterpart". It may also refer to:
  • Vis-à-vis (carriage)
  • "Vis à Vis" (Star Trek: Voyager), an episode of Star Trek: Voyager

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Meaning
In a position facing another. Literally 'face to face'. Often now used in the sense of 'in relation to'.
Origin
French.

Noun
1. a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
(synonym) counterpart, opposite number
(hypernym) equivalent
(hyponym) match
2. small sofa that seats two people
(synonym) love seat, tete-a-tete
(hypernym) sofa, couch, lounge
Adverb
1. face-to-face; face-to-face with; "they sat vis-a-vis at the table"; "I found myself vis-a-vis a burly policeman"


(n.)
One who, or that which, is face to face with another; esp., one who faces another in dancing.
   (n.)
A carriage in which two persons sit face to face. Also, a form of sofa with seats for two persons, so arranged that the occupants are face to face while sitting on opposite sides.
   (adv.)
Face to face.
  

A four-seater in which the two passengers faced the driver. Used around the turn of the century.


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