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vice president

vice president (vice-pres·i·dent)

vice president (vice-president)

pronunciation:
vaIs pre z dnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an officer ranking directly below a president and assuming duties and authority in the president's absence or inability to perform.
definition 2: (caps.) the elected official of this rank in the U.S. government, who serves as president of the Senate and succeeds the President in the event of the latter's death, removal, incapacity, or the like.
definition 3: any of several officers of a company, organization, or the like, each of whom is in charge of his or her own department.
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