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"Netanyahu will be asked to publicly declare what concessions Israel would be willing to make vis-à-vis the borders of a future Palestinian state."
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Does vis a vis in the given context mean in relation to?
Given the context, I would say it's more 'about' or 'regarding.' Personally, I hate using these fancy loanwords when other alternatives are available.
It means "in view of", so "in relation to" is acceptable. It's true that "vis à vis" would sound pretentious in speech, but it writing it's quite common.
Originally Posted by HaraKiriBlade
By Allen165 in forum Ask a Teacher
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