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vice2 variant of vise.
vice- acting in place of; deputy.
vice-admiral a U.S. naval officer ranking between admiral and rear admiral.
vice chairman a man who serves as an assistant or deputy chairman.
vice chairwoman a woman who serves as an assistant or deputy chairperson.
vice consul an officer who is subordinate to and sometimes substitutes for a consul.
vicegerent a person appointed, usu. by a ruler, to exercise the ruler's power and authority; deputy. [2 definitions]
vicennial happening every twenty years. [2 definitions]
vice president an officer ranking directly below a president and assuming duties and authority in the president's absence or inability to perform. [3 definitions]
viceregal of or pertaining to a viceroy.
vice-regent a regent's deputy.
viceroy the appointed governor of a colony, country, or province, who serves as the representative of the sovereign. [2 definitions]
vice squad a police division assigned to enforce laws governing prostitution, gambling, narcotics, and other forms of vice.
vice versa with the order, esp. preceding order, reversed; conversely.
vichyssoise a cream of potato soup flavored with leeks and onions and usu. served chilled.
Vichy water a natural mineral water from springs at Vichy, France, sometimes used in treating gout and digestive diseases. [2 definitions]
vicinage a region or district near or around a place; vicinity. [3 definitions]
vicinity an area or district near or around a particular spot; somewhere nearby. [3 definitions]
vicious given to or characterized by violence or cruelty; savage; fierce. [3 definitions]
vicious circle a situation in which the solution to a problem gives rise to another, which can be worse or may bring back the first with greater complications, thereby increasing the difficulty of solving any of them. [2 definitions]
vicissitude (usu. pl.) unexpected and unforeseeable changes or shifts, as in one's circumstances. [3 definitions]