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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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Meanwhile, Low Growns totalling 538.63 rupees for July 2019 have recorded an increase of 12.11 rupees vis-a-vis 526.52 rupees of June 2019.
The post Turkey must meet its obligations vis-a-vis Cyprus, Anastasiades tells Juncker appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
The Ministry said the government debt remained stable at e1/418.45 bn at the end March 2014 vis-a-vis e1/418.4 bn at the end of December 2013.
Et l'universitaire de marteler : "On ne peut a la fois pretendre sa neutralite vis-a-vis de cette question en soutenant le processus de negociation en cours sous l'egide des Nations Unies et, en meme temps, prendre des positions clairement affichees, en instrumentalisant la question des droits de l'Homme, a l'encontre d'une partie engagee dans ce processus -en l'occurrence le Maroc- et dont la proposition d'autonomie etait jugee credible".
This trust has been damaged vis-a-vis Greece in particular, which is struggling to control its borders with Turkey, the main crossing point for illegal migrants into Europe.
Mr Strauss-Kahn said: "It was a failing, a failing vis-a-vis my wife, my children and my friends but also a failing vis-a-vis the French people."
Actual asset allocation of Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs) is in line with portfolio mandates and returns are competitive vis-a-vis respective benchmarks.
In a statement released shortly after its meeting in November, Eastern Synod bishop Michael Pryse said his synod's council "continues to believe that the congregational local option is an appropriate way to proceed given the wide polarity of opinions that are so evident within the life of our church vis-a-vis this question."
When asked if they think they are likely to succeed in quitting smoking, 43.9% in Sendai expressed confidence, vis-a-vis 14.3% in Hiroshima.
The essays range from personal stories of skate harassment to theorizing on the role of skateboarding vis-a-vis authority and society to near apologetic appraisals of the police (ouch).
Generally, in the insurance defense arena, courts have decided that communications between a policyholder and its attorney connected with the defense of an underlying litigation are normally not privileged vis-a-vis the insured's carriers.
Moreover, the entire exhibition encouraged a sense of distance vis-a-vis this astonishing untitled video occupying an entire back wall-for instance, a little blue neon piece, entitled Projection, 2005, a sort of warning sign or advertisement that immediately lets us know that everything here is a mental fiction.
The variables were labeled college grade levels, male vis-a-vis female, frequency of visits, reasons for visits, pre-diagnostics vis-a-vis post-diagnostics, and declared majors; they were tested for significant differences relating to the measures of language errors.
Given things like decreased cycle time, increased electronics implementation, warranty costs, and the need for component redeployment and reuse, the firm is now offering System Vision, a tool that is said to permit the design of systems and components; the virtual prototype can then be analyzed vis-a-vis its electrical, mechanical, thermal, and hydraulic subsystem performance.