viva voce

Definition of "viva voce"
  1. A Latin term that indicates something communicated orally rather than in written form
How to use "viva voce" in a sentence
  1. The witness testified viva voce during the court hearing rather than submitting a written statement.
  2. The defendant was advised to make a viva voce plea to express his genuine remorse to the judge.
  3. The details of the contract were adjusted viva voce during the meeting with the attorneys present.

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