There are 2 definitions of viva in English:

viva1

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Pronunciation: /ˈvʌɪvə/

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British

noun

short for viva voce.

verb (vivas, vivaing, vivaed /-vəd/ or viva'd)

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Subject (someone) to an oral examination: facing them sat the youth who was being vivaed

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There are 2 definitions of viva in English:

viva2

Syllabification: vi·va
Pronunciation: /ˈvēvə
 
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exclamation

Long live! (used to express acclaim or support for a specified person or thing): “Viva Mexico!”
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  • He ended his speech with: ‘Sophiatown forever, viva Sophiatown’, which was greeted with enthusiastic nods by the crowd of around 60 people.

noun

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A cry of the exclamation "Viva!" as a salute or cheer.

Origin

Italian and Spanish.

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