viva voce


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vi·va vo·ce

 (vī′və vō′sē, vē′və)
adv. & adj.
By word of mouth: a report submitted viva voce; a viva voce examination.

[Medieval Latin vīvā vōce, with the living voice : Latin vīvā, feminine ablative sing. of vīvus, living + Latin vōce, ablative of vōx, voice.]
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viva voce

(ˈvaɪvə ˈvəʊtʃɪ)
adv, adj
by word of mouth
n, vb
(Education) the full form of viva2
[C16: from Medieval Latin, literally: with living voice]
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vi•va vo•ce

(ˈvaɪ və ˈvoʊ si, ˈvi və)
adv.
1. by word of mouth; orally.
n.
2. (in British and European universities) an oral examination.
[1555–65; < Medieval Latin: with living voice]
vi`va-vo′ce, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viva voce - 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"
Adv.1.viva voce - orally; "I heard it viva voce"
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Translations

viva voce

[ˈvaɪvəˈvəʊsɪ]
A. ADVde viva voz
B. ADJ [exam] → oral
C. N (Brit) → examen m oral
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viva voce

adj, advmündlich
n (Brit) → mündliche Prüfung
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References in classic literature ?
And in fact, reports of this kind, viva voce, made in the hearing of all parties, and liable to be contradicted or corrected on the spot, are more likely to convey accurate information to the public mind than those circulated through the press.
"I had a similar description, viva voce, years ago," Arthur said when she had left us, "from a little girl.
"But you, I presume, have decided to assert your pretensions viva voce?"
Through viva voce voting, Sotto was reelected during the session attended by 22 of 24 senators.
While many scholars at my university have completed their viva voce for a PhD degree after fulfilling all codal formalities, they cannot get their degrees because every time they miss out the required score in GRE.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) on Friday announced results of finally qualified candidates of CSS Competitive Examination, 2018 in which 569 passed the written examination and 567 candidates finally qualified Viva Voce.
But, we still vote viva voce or through nominal voting,' he said.
"The directive, a copy of which is available with The Dependent, underlines that those female students who wear JuD or affiliated emblems along with abayas and hijabs will be given an A+ in their semester ending viva voce.Sources further revealed that those students who voted for candidates of the Allah-o-Akbar Tehreek or have been involved in political work for any organisation affiliated with Hafiz Saeed, will be given a 10% hike on their current GPAs.
The House of Representatives, through viva voce voting, passed House Bill 8961 on second reading Wednesday.
The viva voce of 'D'-unit merit list candidates of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia will begin Tuesday under the faculties of Sciences, Biological Sciences and Engineering and Technology, reports BSS.
Monthly tests are carried out every month comprising of MCQs, SEQs and a structured viva voce. Midterm examination consists of MCQs, SEQs, OSPE and a structured viva voce.
Through viva voce voting, the lower chamber approved the measure, which would cut the country's corporate-income taxes and rationalize fiscal incentives.