Meaning of BIS in English


I. ˈbis adverb

Etymology: French, from Latin, twice, from Old Latin dvis; akin to Middle High German zwis twice, Old High German zwiro, Old Norse tvisvar twice, Gothic twis- apart, Greek dis twice, Sanskrit dvis twice, Latin duo two — more at two

1. : again — used to direct repetition of a passage of music or to request an encore



: twice — used to call attention to the occurrence of an item twice (as in an account or an address)

II. abbreviation


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