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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another;
[syn: counterpart, opposite number, vis-a-vis]

2. small sofa that seats two people;
[syn: love seat, loveseat, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis]


ADVERB (1)

1. face-to-face with; literally `face to face';
- Example: "they sat vis-a-vis at the table"
- Example: "I found myself vis-a-vis a burly policeman"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vis-a-vis \Vis`-a-vis"\, n. [F., opposite, face to face.] 1. One who, or that which, is face to face with another; esp., one who faces another in dancing. [1913 Webster] 2. A carriage in which two persons sit face to face. Also, a form of sofa with seats for two persons, so arranged that the occupants are face to face while sitting on opposite sides. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vis-a-vis \Vis`-a-vis"\, adv. Face to face. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

vis-a-vis adv 1: face-to-face with; literally `face to face'; "they sat vis-a-vis at the table"; "I found myself vis-a-vis a burly policeman" n 1: a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another [syn: counterpart, opposite number, vis-a-vis] 2: small sofa that seats two people [syn: love seat, loveseat, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis]