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vice–chancellor

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noun vice–chan·cel·lor \ˈvīs-ˈchan(t)-s(ə-)lər, ˌvīs-\

Simple Definition of vice–chancellor

  • : a person who has a rank just below that of a chancellor

  • : the person who runs a British university

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of vice–chancellor

  1. 1 :  an officer ranking next below a chancellor and serving as deputy to the chancellor

  2. 2 :  chief administrative officer in a British university

  3. 3 :  a judge appointed to act for or to assist a chancellor

15th Century

First Known Use of vice–chancellor

15th century


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vice–chancellor

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noun vice–chan·cel·lor \ˈvīs-ˈchan-sə-lər\

Legal Definition of vice–chancellor

  1. 1 :  an officer ranking next below a chancellor and serving as deputy

  2. 2 :  a judge appointed to act for or to assist a chancellor




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