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Definition of q.v. abbreviation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

q.v.

 abbreviation
abbreviation
BrE BrE//ˌkjuː ˈviː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkjuː ˈviː//
 
 
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used in books to tell a reader that there is more information in another part of the book (from Latin quod vide) Word Originfrom Latin quod vide, literally ‘which see’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: q.v.