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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishversusver‧sus /ˈvɜːsəs $ ˈvɜːr-/ ●●○ preposition  1 AGAINST somebody IN A GAME (written abbreviation v. British English, vs. American English) used to show that two people or teams are competing against each other in a game or court case the New York Knicks versus the LA Lakers the Supreme Court decision in Roe vs. Wade2 COMPAREused when comparing the advantages of two different things, ideas etc syn against The finance minister must weigh up the benefits of a tax cut versus those of increased public spending.
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versusShe will earn $2500 per month under the new plan, versus $2400 under the old one.The story revolves around the classic theme of love versus duty.Yesterday in the semi-final we saw Sampras versus Henman.the Broncos versus New Englandthe Supreme Court decision in Brown versus the Board of EducationIt's a friendly game - the women versus the men.
From Longman Business Dictionaryversusver‧sus /ˈvɜːsəsˈvɜːr-/, abbreviation v British English, vs. American English prepositionLAW used to show that two people or companies are against each other in a legal caseThe judge agreed with the decision in White versus Illinois.
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