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[wi-dey-li-ket; English vi-del-uh-sit]
adverb Latin.
that is to say; namely (used especially to introduce examples, details, etc.). Abbreviation: viz.
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videlicet (vɪˈdiːlɪˌsɛt)
viz namely: used to specify items, examples, etc
[C15: from Latin]

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"namely, to wit," 1464, see viz.

1540, abbreviation of videlicet "that is to say, to wit, namely" (1464), from L. videlicet, contraction of videre licet "it is permissible to see," from videre "to see" (see vision) + licet "it is allowed," third person singular present indicative of licere "be allowed."
The -z- is not a letter, but originally a twirl, representing the usual M.L. shorthand symbol for the ending -et. "In reading aloud usually rendered by 'namely.' " [OED]
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viz definition

A visual language for specification and programming.
["viz: A Visual Language Based on Functions", C.M. Holt, 1990 IEEE Workshop on Visual Langs, Oct 1990, pp.221-226].

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Latin videlicet (that is, namely)
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