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Latin: viz.

The occasionally seen abbreviation viz. is short for the Latin videlicit, meaning "as befitting" or "as is pleasing to".

It is normally spoken as "namely" and in use is an alternative to i.e.

e.g. Bob was the most important person at the meeting, viz. the Chairman.

a.m. & p.m., cf., e.g., et al., etc., i.e., N.B., P.S., Q.E.D., q.v., viz.

Non abbreviated:
ad hoc, de facto, modus operandi, non sequitur, pro rata, quid pro quo, sic, vice versa.

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