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vita

[vahy-tuh, vee-; Latin wee-tah] /ˈvaɪ tə, ˈvi-; Latin ˈwi tɑ/
noun, plural vitae
[vahy-tee, vee-tahy; Latin wee-tahy] /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ; Latin ˈwi taɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
curriculum vitae (def 1).
Also, vitae
[vahy-tee, vee-tahy] /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of vita
1920-1925
1920-25; < Latin: life

Vita

[vee-tuh] /ˈvi tə/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Davida.

ars longa, vita brevis

[ahrs lohng-gah wee-tah bre-wis; English ahrz lawng-guh vahy-tuh bree-vis, brev-is, vee-tuh, ahrs] /ɑrs ˈloʊŋ gɑ ˈwi tɑ ˈbrɛ wɪs; English ɑrz ˈlɔŋ gə ˈvaɪ tə ˈbri vɪs, ˈbrɛv ɪs, ˈvi tə, ɑrs/
Latin.
1.
art is long, life is short.

durante vita

[doo-rahn-te wee-tah; English doo-ran-tee vahy-tuh, vee-tuh, dyoo-] /duˈrɑn tɛ ˈwi tɑ; English dʊˈræn ti ˈvaɪ tə, ˈvi tə, dyʊ-/
adverb, Latin.
1.
during life.

Sackville-West

[sak-vil-west] /ˈsæk vɪlˈwɛst/
noun
1.
Dame Victoria Mary ("Vita") 1892–1962, English poet and novelist (wife of Harold Nicolson).
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vita

/ˈviːtə; ˈvaɪ-/
noun (pl) vitae (ˈviːtaɪ; ˈvaɪtiː)
1.
(US & Canadian) a less common term for curriculum vitae
Word Origin
from Latin: life

Sackville-West

/ˌsækvɪl ˈwɛst/
noun
1.
Victoria (Mary), known as Vita. 1892–1962, British writer and gardener, whose works include the novel The Edwardians (1930) and the poem The Land (1931). She is also noted for the gardens at Sissinghurst Castle, Kent. Married to Harold Nicolson
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n.

plural vitae, Latin, literally "life" (see vital).

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