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Meaning of MODUS VIVENDI

Pronunciation:  'mowdûs wee'wendee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes
  2. [n]  a temporary accommodation of a disagreement between parties pending a permanent settlement
 
 Synonyms: life style, lifestyle, life-style
 
 See Also: accommodation, fashion, manner, mode, style, way

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mo"dus vi*ven"di\ [L.]
Mods, or manner, of living; hence, a temporary arrangement of
affairs until disputed matters can be settled.

 
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