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vice president

vice president

pronunciation:
vaIs pre z dnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an officer who ranks directly below a president. The vice president works as president when the president cannot perform his duties.
definition 2: (capitalized) the title of the elected official of this rank in the U.S. government, who acts as president of the Senate.
Vice President Andrew Johnson became president after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.
derivations: vice presidential (adj.), vice presidency (n.)
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The word vice president contains the following part:
vic Latin root that means in place of