si vis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From si (if) + vis (you want), the second person of velle (to want). Literally meaning "if you want".

Adverb[edit]

si vis

  1. (a parenthetical remark) if you please
  2. if you wish, if you want, if you choose, if you insist upon it, if you're willing, if you prefer

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