Definitions for viva voceˈvaɪ və ˈvoʊ si, ˈvi və

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•va vo•ceˈvaɪ və ˈvoʊ si, ˈvi və(adv.)

  1. by word of mouth; orally.

  2. (n.)(in British and European universities) an oral examination.

    Category: British, Education

Origin of viva voce:

1555–65; < ML: with living voice


Princeton's WordNet

  1. oral, oral exam, oral examination, viva voce, viva(adj)

    an examination conducted by spoken communication

  2. viva-voce, word-of-mouth(adverb)

    expressed orally

    "a viva-voce report"; "the film had good word-of-mouth publicity"

  3. by word of mouth, viva voce(adverb)


    "I heard it viva voce"


  1. viva voce(Noun)

    An oral examination.

  2. viva voce(Adverb)

    By word of mouth.

  3. viva voce(Adjective)

    By word of mouth.

  4. Origin: From vivus and voce (ablative of vox).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viva voce

    by word of mouth; orally


  1. Viva Voce

    Viva Voce is an American indie rock band from Portland, Oregon, formed by Kevin Robinson and Anita Robinson. Their music draws on several influences including psychedelic rock, classic rock, folk and R&B.


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