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viva
American English: /ˈvivə/
British English: /ˈvʌɪvə/

Translation of viva in Spanish:

noun

  • (British English) (University)
    (for MA, PhD) defensa (feminine) de la tesis
    (for BA) (examen oral que decide la nota global de la licenciatura)
    Example sentences
    • The project viva turned out to be smooth sailing.
    • To decide his fate, he would have to face a viva, a personal interview with the examiners.
    • They are made over a course of preparation, of examination, of vivas, of evaluation, of letters, of assessments.

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