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vice president

noun

: a person whose rank is just below that of the president of a country, business, etc.

Full Definition of VICE PRESIDENT

1
:  an officer next in rank to a president and usually empowered to serve as president in that officer's absence or disability
2
:  any of several officers serving as a president's deputies in charge of particular locations or functions
vice presidential adjective
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Examples of VICE PRESIDENT

  1. He became the Vice President of the United States.
  2. the company's executive vice-president of sales

First Known Use of VICE PRESIDENT

1540
VICE PRESIDENTIAL Defined for Kids

vice president

noun vice pres·i·dent \ˈvīs-ˈpre-zə-dənt\

Definition of VICE PRESIDENT for Kids

:  an official (as of a government) whose rank is next below that of the president and who takes the place of the president when necessary

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