[[t]va͟ɪ͟ə, vi͟ːə[/t]]
1) PREP If you go somewhere via a particular place, you go through that place on the way to your destination.

We drove via Lovech to the old Danube town of Ruse...

Mr Baker will return home via Britain and France.

by way of
2) PREP If you do something via a particular means or person, you do it by making use of that means or person.

The technology to allow relief workers to contact the outside world via satellite already exists...

Translators can now work from home, via electronic mail systems...

The executive's meeting had finished and Sir Marcus had reported its conclusions to the prime minister via Richard Ryder.

English dictionary. 2008.


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