versus

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈvɜːsəs/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈvɝsəs/ or /ˈvɝsəz/

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versus

  1. When we say one thing versus another thing, it means the two things are on different sides, going in different directions, or against each other.
    Tonight's game has Toronto versus Montreal.
    A lot of people see America as poor versus rich versus a middle class.
    It's a simple story of good versus evil.
    The difference between students with high versus low levels of English is growing every year.
    We had to talk about how much time I spent doing homework versus how much time I spent playing games.
    What do you think of going to a movie versus to a restaurant?

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