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NOUN (1)

1. an examination conducted by spoken communication;
[syn: oral, oral exam, oral examination, viva voce, viva]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Viva \Vi"va\, interj. [It.] Lit., (long) live; -- an exclamation expressing good will, well wishing, etc. -- n. The word viva, or a shout or sound made in uttering it. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] A wilder burst of "vivas". --R. H. Davis. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]