What does viva voce mean?

Definitions for viva voceˈvaɪ və ˈvoʊ si, ˈvi və

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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

  2. Origin: [L.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Viva voce

    vī′va vō′sē, by word of mouth. [L., 'with living voice,'—vivus, living, vox, vocis, voice.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viva voce in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viva voce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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