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Definitions for versus
ˈvɜr səs, -səzver·sus
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against, in opposition to.
It is the Packers versus the Steelers in the Super Bowl.
compared with, as opposed to.
Bringing a legal action against, as used in the title of a court case in which the first party indicates the plaintiff (or appellant or the like), and the second indicates the defendant (or respondent or the like).
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kans.
Etymology: From versus, past participle of verto.
against; as, John Doe versus Richard Roe; -- chiefly used in legal language, and abbreviated to v. or vs
Etymology: [L., toward, turned in the direction of, from vertere, versum, to turn. See Verse.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ver′sus, prep. against, in legal phraseology—abbreviated v. and vs. [L.]
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The numerical value of versus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of versus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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We already have issues in high-income regions of trying to get vaccines rolled out in areas that bought millions of doses and trying to figure out : how do we actually target people that are high risk versus those that maybe don't fall politically within that sphere of high-risk disease ? then you start looking at more middle - or low-income areas of the world -- they're not even at a point of being able to think about what the vaccine rollout is going to look like because of the logistical concerns, storage concerns and the fact that the majority of doses have already been bought up by the wealthiest countries in the world.
This report, while disappointing versus consensus expectations, is just a continuation of the good not great slow labor recovery we have been living with for the last 5 years.We see this trend continuing over the next 12 months.
The top tier [ of ski racers ] are all extremely fit, all talented, all work hard, 95 % are extremely passionate about what they do. That final mind piece can be a game changer, the mental skills package is the deciding piece between being an athlete that's contending to be on the podium versus an athlete who is 10th on any given week.
I think they need to get their act together by the beginning of football season, it’s interesting to see what Pitaro’s patience level is going to be with it versus Skipper’s because Skipper gave birth to this.
It's so important because this election is not about people. This is about ideas. We're talking common sense versus ideology. We're talking about a country that is of, by and for the people, and a country that is of, by and for the government, we need to make sure that people really understand that distinction because there's an attempt to divert attention away from the real issues.
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