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1. Face to face, or opposite each other: "The usual position in social dancing is vis-à-vis."
2. Someone who has the same functions and characteristics as another; a counterpart.
3. Etymology: from French "face to face"; from Old French vis, "face"; from Latin visus, "faculty of seeing, sight, vision"; past participle of videre, "to see".
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