[moh-duh s vi-ven-dee, -dahy] /ˈmoʊ dəs vɪˈvɛn di, -daɪ/
noun, plural modi vivendi
[moh-dee vi-ven-dee, moh-dahy vi-ven-dahy] /ˈmoʊ di vɪˈvɛn di, ˈmoʊ daɪ vɪˈvɛn daɪ/ (Show IPA)
manner of living; way of life; lifestyle.
a temporary arrangement between persons or parties pending a settlement of matters in debate.
/ˈməʊdəs vɪˈvɛndiː; -ˈvɛndaɪ/
noun (pl) modi vivendi (ˈməʊdiː vɪˈvɛndiː; ˈməʊdaɪ vɪˈvɛndaɪ)
a working arrangement between conflicting interests; practical compromise
1879, Latin, literally “way of living or getting along” (see modus).
Modus vivendi is any temporary compromise that enables parties to carry on pending settlement of a dispute that would otherwise paralyse their activities. [Fowler]
modus vivendi [(moh-duhs vi-ven-dee, vi-ven-deye)]
A compromise between adversaries that allows them to get along temporarily: “During the separation, my parents adopted a modus vivendi that enabled them to tolerate each other.” From Latin, meaning a “method of living.”
[moh] /moʊ/ noun 1. a male given name, form of or .
verb do not, must not Word Origin Afrikaans Usage Note often used in moenie panic/worry ‘don’t panic/worry’
/muːr/ noun 1. the womb 2. a despicable person 3. the moer in, furious; enraged verb 4. (transitive) to attack (someone or something) violently
[mee-ree] /ˈmi ri/ plural noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the Fates.