Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) an examination conducted by spoken communication

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Alternate forms of Viva

Hypernyms: exam, examination, test

Origin of the word Viva

  1. 1644, from It. viva "(long) live, may he (or she) live," third person singular present subjunctive of vivere "to live," from L. vivere "to live." Probably reborrowed (1836) from Sp. viva, from vivir "to live," from L. vivere (see vital). Sometimes also in L. form vivat (1663). more

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Words that sound like Viva

8vo, v, v-1, v.p., va, vayu, veau, vfw, vhf, vi, vibe, vie, view, vii, viii, vip, vivify, vow

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