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vis-à-vis

In relation to. The phrase is French for "face to face." And now our legal counsel will update us vis-à-vis the recent legislation. This paper will attempt to analyze the director's films vis-à-vis his personal life.

vis-à-ˈvis

(from French, written)
1 in relation to: Britain’s role vis-à-vis the United States
2 in comparison with: It was felt that the company had an unfair advantage vis-à-vis smaller companies elsewhere.This phrase originally meant face-to-face in French.
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VIS is based on state of the art technology and uses digital photographs and fingerprinting.
Kaupthing Bank is being paid with new share capital in Exista for its holding in VIS, which would temporarily raise its holding in Exista from 19% to 21%.
"We have carefully designed learning components to meet instructional objectives that are specifically tuned to the type of content, the learner's style and the delivery method," notes Andy Snider, president and chief executive officer of Waltham, Mass.-based VIS. "These components have been tested in the real world for both their instructional value and their technical rigor."
The UK broadband cable communications operator Telewest Communications Plc and electronic games developer VIS entertainment Plc have agreed to form a 50/50 joint venture company that will design, develop and commission entertainment content for the broadband and interactive digital television (iDTV) markets.
VIS Interactive have confirmed they are in talks with Inner Workings, known to be urgently in need of a cash injection to fund new developments.
In May 1993 our first VIS generation of students graduated, taught during their four undergraduate years through a voice, video and data system unique among institutions of higher learning.
He says he tries to visit vis in 1980 but is not allowed on the island.
EU ambassadors today agreed the Council's negotiating position on a proposal to amend the Visa Information System (VIS) regulation.
The Vis product lineup will include the Vis Divide, a segmented high-density polyethylene (HDPE) rigid conduit that provides dedicated pathways for the placement of more than one cable in a single conduit without damaging the cables, and Vis Tape, an industrial grade pull tape featuring long-lasting print legibility and durability, print length accuracy and soft feel.
ES una de las protagonistas de Vis a vis, donde encarna a Macarena, un papel por el que acaba de conseguir el Premio MIM, dias despues de obtener el Ondas junto a sus companeras: <<Los premios son una inyeccion de motivacion y de alegria>>.
KUWAIT, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- Rate of the US dollar on Thursday stabilized vis a vis the Kuwaiti dinar at KD 0.302 but the euro rose to KD 0.337 compared to Wednesday's quotations, the Central Bank of Kuwait said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 9, 2014-The Biotechnology Industry Organization and ViS Research expand platform to cover paediatric research sites
(VIS), partly held by pure foundry player Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.
Vis Middle East International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot in Muscat, Oman, offering the opportunity to practice their law training in simulated legal proceedings.
29 -- Home TRENDS, the authoritative guide on architecture and design unveiled its upcoming festive special October issue at vis a vis: lights and furniture studio in Juhu.