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Pronunciation of Qui Vive: Learn how to pronounce Qui Vive in English correctly

Learn how to say Qui Vive correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word qui vive:

noun
(in phrase on the qui vive)
on the alert or lookout:
duty requires the earnest liberal to spend most of his time on the qui vive for fascism
Origin:

late 16th century: from French, literally ‘(long) live who?’, i.e. ‘on whose side are you?’, used as a sentry’s challenge