Definition of vis-à-vis preposition from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    vis-à-vis

     preposition
    preposition
    NAmE//ˌvizəˈvi//
     
    (from French)
     
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  1. 1in relation to Britain's role vis-à-vis the United States
  2. 2 in comparison with It was felt that the corporation had an unfair advantage vis-à-vis smaller companies elsewhere.
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