vi·ce ver·sa (vī′sə vûrsə, vīs′)
adv. Abbr. v.v.
With the order or meaning reversed; conversely.
[Latin vice versā : vice, ablative of *vix, position + versā, feminine ablative of versus, past participle of vertere, to turn.]
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