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viz. = "namely", "in other words ".

The term viz. is derived from the Latin word videlicet meaning "that is", "namely".


vs. = 'versus'.

The proposition vs. is short for 'versus', meaning: "against" or "in opposition to";  "as opposed to" or "in contrast with".

The term versus. originates from the Latin word versus that means: "turned in the direction of", "opposite". This word is derived from the Latin verb vertere meaning "to turn".