D.V.


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D.V.

abbr.
1. Latin Deo volente (God willing)
2. Bible Douay Version
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References in classic literature ?
(D.V.), so I have decided to give you the dogs while you are young.
I, at least, had nothing more to do: there were my trunks, packed, locked, corded, ranged in a row along the wall of my little chamber; to-morrow, at this time, they would be far on their road to London: and so should I (D.V.),--or rather, not I, but one Jane Rochester, a person whom as yet I knew not.
Shortly after a report was filed police officers of the Banja Luka Police Directorate arrested D.V. from Banja Luka, who insulted a religious official in Goran Radulovic Bimba street in Banja Luka, confirmed to FENA the Police Directorate.
Summary: New Delhi [India], September 6 (ANI): Union Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday said that the Karnataka Government should hand over the murder case of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
In the 1980s domestic violence (d.v.) suddenly moved centre state in the criminal justice drama, after decades in the wings.