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viz

abbreviation for
videlicet

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videlicet.
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adverb namely, that is to say, to wit, videlicet two places where you can meet men, viz; evening classes and supermarkets
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viz

[ˈvɪz] abbr (=vide licet) (= namely) → à savoir, c. à d.

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viz

abbr =videlicet: namelycioè
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And, without wishing to offer any remarks on the employments of others, I may state that it was my conviction that I could not do better than continue in that in which I was engaged, viz.
They who well consider the history of similar divisions and confederacies will find abundant reason to apprehend that those in contemplation would in no other sense be neighbors than as they would be borderers; that they would neither love nor trust one another, but on the contrary would be a prey to discord, jealousy, and mutual injuries; in short, that they would place us exactly in the situations in which some nations doubtless wish to see us, viz.
But whatever form they may have taken, one fact is common to all past ages, viz.
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The reader may wish to see how closely Eudosia's account of profit and loss came to the fact, and I shall, consequently, make up the statement from the private books of the firm that had the honor of once owning me, viz.
I found her possessed in a somewhat remarkable degree of at least two good points, viz.
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And eftsoons taking on him knighthood, and mounting on that strange courser, he went forth with her on that adventure, where beginneth the first book, viz.
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Hattersley, railing against Lord Lowborough's poltroonery before a select audience, viz.