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See also: VS, Vs, vs., v's, v.s., and V's

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EnglishEdit

PrepositionEdit

vs

  1. Alternative form of vs.

PronounEdit

vs

  1. obsolete typography of us

NounEdit

vs

  1. plural of v

Usage notesEdit

  • There is some difference of opinion regarding the use of apostrophes in the pluralization of references to letters as symbols. New Fowler's Modern English Usage, after noting that the usage has changed, states on page 602 that "after letters an apostrophe is obligatory." The 15th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style states in paragraph 7.16, "To avoid confusion, lowercase letters ... form the plural with an apostrophe and an s". The Oxford Style Manual on page 116 advocates the use of common sense.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • versus (full form)
  • vs. (nonstandard or misspelling)

PrepositionEdit

vs

  1. vs.

Further readingEdit


SpanishEdit

PrepositionEdit

vs

  1. vs.

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Confusedly borrowed from English vs (versus), based on the notion that it means “with” in pairing phrases.

PrepositionEdit

vs

  1. Abbreviation of với (with; along with).