vita

[vahy-tuh, vee-; Latin wee-tah]
Also, vitae [vahy-tee, vee-tahy] .


Origin:
1920–25; < Latin: life

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Vita

[vee-tuh] .
noun
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]
Latin.
art is long, life is short.

durante vita

[doo-rahn-te wee-tah; English doo-ran-tee vahy-tuh, vee-tuh, dyoo-] .
Latin.
during life.

Sackville-West

[sak-vil-west] .
noun
Dame Victoria Mary ("Vita") 1892–1962, English poet and novelist (wife of Harold Nicolson).
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Sackville-West (ˌsækvɪl ˈwɛst)
 
n
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

vita (ˈviːtə, ˈvaɪ-)
 
n , pl vitae
(US), (Canadian) a less common term for curriculum vitae
 
[from Latin: life]

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Invariably, the vitalist is scrutinized in the light of his own vita.
Please submit letter of application, vita, sample of academic writing and a
  two-page statement of educational philosophy.
Please provide a curriculum vita along with an application letter.
Since publications conventionally come at the end of a vita, committees are
  sure to look for them there.
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