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vi·va

 (vē′və, -vä′)
interj.
Used to express acclamation, salute, or applause.

[Italian and Spanish, (long) live, both from Latin vīvat, third person sing. present subjunctive of vīvere, to live; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

viva

(ˈviːvə)
interj
long live; up with (a specified person or thing)
[C17: from Italian, literally: may (he) live! from vivere to live, from Latin vīvere]

viva

(ˈvaɪvə)
n
(Education) an oral examination
vb (tr) , -vas, -vaing or -vaed
(Education) to examine orally
[shortened from viva voce]

vi•va

(ˈvi və, -vɑ)

interj.
(used as an exclamation of acclaim or approval): Viva Zapata!
[1665–75; literally: may (he or she) live! 3rd pers. singular present subjunctive of Italian vivere, Sp vivir « Latin vīvere to live; see vital]

viva


Past participle: vivaed
Gerund: vivaing

Imperative
viva
viva
Present
I viva
you viva
he/she/it vivas
we viva
you viva
they viva
Preterite
I vivaed
you vivaed
he/she/it vivaed
we vivaed
you vivaed
they vivaed
Present Continuous
I am vivaing
you are vivaing
he/she/it is vivaing
we are vivaing
you are vivaing
they are vivaing
Present Perfect
I have vivaed
you have vivaed
he/she/it has vivaed
we have vivaed
you have vivaed
they have vivaed
Past Continuous
I was vivaing
you were vivaing
he/she/it was vivaing
we were vivaing
you were vivaing
they were vivaing
Past Perfect
I had vivaed
you had vivaed
he/she/it had vivaed
we had vivaed
you had vivaed
they had vivaed
Future
I will viva
you will viva
he/she/it will viva
we will viva
you will viva
they will viva
Future Perfect
I will have vivaed
you will have vivaed
he/she/it will have vivaed
we will have vivaed
you will have vivaed
they will have vivaed
Future Continuous
I will be vivaing
you will be vivaing
he/she/it will be vivaing
we will be vivaing
you will be vivaing
they will be vivaing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vivaing
you have been vivaing
he/she/it has been vivaing
we have been vivaing
you have been vivaing
they have been vivaing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vivaing
you will have been vivaing
he/she/it will have been vivaing
we will have been vivaing
you will have been vivaing
they will have been vivaing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vivaing
you had been vivaing
he/she/it had been vivaing
we had been vivaing
you had been vivaing
they had been vivaing
Conditional
I would viva
you would viva
he/she/it would viva
we would viva
you would viva
they would viva
Past Conditional
I would have vivaed
you would have vivaed
he/she/it would have vivaed
we would have vivaed
you would have vivaed
they would have vivaed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viva - an examination conducted by spoken communication
exam, examination, test - a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
Translations

viva

1 [ˈvaɪvə] N (also viva voce) → examen m oral

viva

2 [ˈviːvə] EXCL viva Caroline!¡viva Caroline!

viva

[ˈviːvə ˈvaɪvə] n (also viva voce) → oral m

viva

[ˈvaɪvə] n (also viva voce) → (esame m) orale m
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But you, I presume, have decided to assert your pretensions viva voce?
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