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used, especially in written English, when you want to give more detail or be more exact about something you have just written:
We both shared the same ambition, viz, to make a lot of money and to retire at 40.
(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)
viz. /vz/ adv. (formal, especially BrE) used to introduce a list of things that explain sth more clearly or are given as examples namely: four major colleges of surgery, viz. London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dublin
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viz formal written
used before naming things that you have just referred to in a general way:
three Greek cities viz Athens, Thessaloniki, and Patras
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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