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VIS

[Latin, Force or violence.] A term employed in many legal phrases and maxims, such as vis injuriosa, "wrongful force."

See: ability, coercion, compulsion, essence, faculty, force, impetus, import, importance, influence, life, meaning, power, pressure, significance, signification, stock, store, strength

VIS. A Latin word which signifies force. In law it means any kind of force, violence, or disturbance, relating to a man's person or his property.

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Voice information services cannot survive without consistent advertising.
Allsopp's talk, entitled "Telemedia Targets the Mainstream," highlighted the way existing information companies are using voice information services to enhance their core product.
Some newspapers are choosing to forgo capital investments in favor of leasing agreements, notes Marsha Davis, manager of voice information services for the Portland Oregonian.
In voice services, it has deliberately entered what Craig Allsopp, assistant director of Dow Jones Voice Information Services, referred to as "calculated conflicts," catering to ad supported, pay-per-call and subscription markets to position the company for whichever market takes off.
Dow Jones Voice Information Services also included the constantly updated Market Report covering stocks
For the year ending December 31, 2003, Yangtze Telecom's Voice Information Services brought in over 4,000,000 RMB.
John Triplett, assistant managing editor for Voice Information Services at the Austin (Texas) American-Statesman, called the newsroom a "key player" in putting local information on the system.
is a comprehensive provider of SMS value-added services for mobile phone customers and voice information services for fixed phone and mobile customers in China.
is a comprehensive provider of SMS (Short Messaging - text messaging) services for mobile phone customers and voice information services for fixed phone and mobile customers in China.
Another speaker, Rachel Gonter of Voice Information Services (VIS), a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, said her firm has learned that 900 and 976 do not work for information services or newspaper support in the local market.
Directory publishers, on the other hand, have struggled to make a business out of front-of-the-book (FOB) voice information services, or back-of-the-book (BOB) audiotex sections supplied and updated by the advertisers themselves.
is a comprehensive provider of SMS (Short Messaging Service - text messaging) services for mobile phone customers and voice information services for fixed phone and mobile customers in China.