[wees; English vis]
noun, plural vires [wee-reys; English vahy-reez] . Latin.
strength; force; power. Unabridged
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vires (Latin ˈvaɪriːz)
the plural of vis

vis (vɪs)
n , pl vires
power, force, or strength

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Example sentences
Willful misconduct or ultra vires acts may remove the action of committee members from the scope of the qualified immunity.
If the district has, in fact, exceeded its debt limitation its act in doing so is ultra vires and no valid obligation exists.
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