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Definition of via preposition from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

        

    via

     preposition
    preposition
    BrE BrE//ˈvaɪə//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈvaɪə//
     
    ; BrE BrE//ˈviːə//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈviːə//
     
     
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  1. 1  through a place We flew home via Dubai.
  2. 2by means of a particular person, system, etc. I heard about the sale via Jane. The news programme came to us via satellite.
  3. Word Origin late 18th cent.: from Latin, ablative of via ‘way, road’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: via