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see CMS 8.116–8.117 for a discussion of the names of ships, submarines, aircraft, trains, space programs, and the class, make, and model of cars
versus, vs.
write out in text, but in sports-related marketing, the abbreviation vs. is acceptable; see also court cases
veterinary school
its full name, the School of Veterinary Medicine, is preferred, but in cases when it’s shortened, use veterinary school, not vet school
vice chancellor; vice president
not hyphenated
per CMS 6.78, use an en dash: The vote was 14–6
see versus, vs.