Definition of 'vice'
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People suddenly became contributors to the banks rather than vice versa. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Nine in ten admit to at least one grim vice. The Sun (2017)Moving to satisfy the right will increase problems with the left and vice versa. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Towns and cities are now exporting surplus peregrine falcons, hedgehogs and foxes to the countryside rather than vice versa. Times, Sunday Times (2017)An added risk is that they can move from discounts to premiums and vice versa, depending on investor demand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And quite possibly vice versa. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was a tireless raconteur and a man of stature whose one vice, he said, was food. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The whole production grips like a vice. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This may be another case of vice paying tribute to virtue. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This public justice consists of ridicule for human foibles and indignation for human vices. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)There is growing research into the way emotion can manifest itself in physical feelings and vice versa. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Did you switch one vice for another? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The notion that all vices were equally bad had to be either explained away or rejected. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Parents called for the vice den to be shut. The Sun (2006)He gets a job with a toy manufacturer and is quickly promoted to vice president. Christianity Today (2000)Yet our vices and our virtues are always the same thing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But we know now that he has at least one vice that many men can identify with. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And drinking is obviously another vice. The Sun (2012)Not such a bad vice; any bad habits? Times, Sunday Times (2008)That's my most evil vice. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A den of vice and murder. The Sun (2014)It was like a vice gripping my arm but, luckily, it stopped just short of my heart. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Will Riches quit as the union's vice chairman just days before he was questioned over claims that union money had been transferred into a charitable account. The Sun (2016)
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