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noun as in counterpart

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Vis-a-vis writing, Exeter was the place I got interested in writing.

Not only on the diplomatic level— i.e., vis-a-vis Europe or Israel, but also within Palestinian society.

The U.S. has three goals vis-a-vis Iran: minimalist, maximalist and in-between.

My fair vis-a-vis looked me now full in the face and smiled, so that a dimple in her right cheek was plainly visible.

Two couples were seated vis-a-vis, the men apparently making fun of a "pony" coat one of the girls was wearing.

Looking down he saw the lady's hand resting upon his knee, and he straightway utilized the forefinger of his vis-a-vis.

M. Rubempré ordered both sherry and claret, and then filled the glasses of his vis-a-vis and his own.

I set myself to examine my vis-a-vis, dividing my attention between picturesque studies and studies physiognomical.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vis-a-vis, such as: facing, date, escort, opposite, face to face, and versus.

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