Avis


Avis

Avis may refer to:

Acronyms

*"Associazione Volontari Italiani Sangue", or "AVIS", the major Italian blood donation organisation
*Andover Village Improvement Society, the oldest conservation society in the eastern United States

Business

*Auster Avis, a four-seat light aircraft developed from the Auster Autocrat (abandoned project)
*Avis Budget Group, founded in 2006 as the successor company to Cendant Corporation
**Avis Rent a Car System, a car and truck rental firm
***Aju Avis, an automobile rental headquartered in Guro-dong Guro-gu Seoul Korea and established in 1988
*Haugesunds Avis, a daily newspaper published in Haugesund, Norway

Entertainment

*Avis, a Harry Potter spell
*Avis Durgan, the ASCII-string encoded in the text of the vintage Sierra Entertainment AGI adventure games
*Avis de Recherche, Canadian French language category 2 digital cable specialty channel
*Rarae Avis, an indie rock group

People

Given name (in order of Surname)

*Avis Bunnage (1923-1990), British actress of film, stage and television
*Avis M. Dry (1922–2007), clinical psychologist and an author on the psychology of Carl Jung
*Avis Favaro (born 1958), Canadian medical correspondent for CTV News since 1992
*Avis Gray (born 1954), politician in Manitoba, Canada
*Avis Kimble (born 1944), American model
*Avis Miller (born 1945), American model

Family name

*House of Aviz, the Portuguese royal dynasty
*David Avis, Canadian and British computer scientist
*Samuel B. Avis (1872-1924), American politician
*Warren Avis (1915-2007), the founder of Avis Rent A Car
* Nick Avis, British computer scientist

Places

*Avis, Pennsylvania, a borough in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States
*Avis (Portugal), a municipality in the south of Portugal

cience and technology

*Avis, Latin singular for bird, see class of birds, Aves
*Avis, plural of the video file format AVI
*calcar avis (hippocampus minor), an involution of the ventricular wall produced by the calcarine fissure

ee also

*Aves (disambiguation)


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  • avis — avis …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • avis — [ avi ] n. m. • 1175; de ce m est à vis, du lat. (mihi est) visum « il m a semblé bon » 1 ♦ Ce que l on pense, ce que l on exprime sur un sujet. ⇒ jugement; estimation, opinion, 1. pensée, point de vue, sentiment. Dire, donner, exprimer, faire… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • avis — 1. (a vî ; l s se lie devant une voyelle ou une h muette : un avis important, dites : un avi z important) s. m. 1°   Manière de voir, opinion. •   Ils étaient d avis différents, FÉN. Tél. V. •   Volonne dit son avis comme un autre, SÉV. 401.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • avis — AVIS. sub. m. Opinion, sentiment. Dire son avis. C est mon avis. Ce n est pas là mon avis. Changer d avis. Être d un avis. Il est toujours du bon avis. Être d un avis singulier. f♛/b] Il se dit particulièrement De l opinion et du suffrage de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Avis — (lateinisch Vogel, französisch für Stellungnahme) steht für: Bekanntmachung, Ankündigung, Nachricht, Mitteilung eine portugiesische Herrscherdynastie, siehe Haus Avis den Namen eines Ritterordens, siehe Ritterorden von Avis Avis (Nudeln) Sorte in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • AVIS I — AVIS Pour les articles homonymes, voir Avis. AVIS I/III …   Wikipédia en Français

  • AVIS II — AVIS Pour les articles homonymes, voir Avis. AVIS I/III …   Wikipédia en Français

  • AVIS IV — AVIS Pour les articles homonymes, voir Avis. AVIS I/III …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Avis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Avis Escudo Bandera …   Wikipedia Español

  • Avis — 〈[ vi:] n.; , [ vi:(s)]〉 1. Nachricht, Anzeige, schriftl. Ankündigung (einer Sendung) 2. briefl. Mitteilung über die Ausstellung eines Wechsels an denjenigen, der die Zahlung leisten soll [frz. „Benachrichtigung“] * * * Avis [a vi :, auch: a vi:s …   Universal-Lexikon


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