Recent Examples of vice admiral from the Web
In response, the Navy fired a series of top officers including -- for the first time -- the vice admiral who was commander of the 7th fleet.
Six vice admirals held the job of 7th Fleet commander between 2002 and Francis's arrest in 2013.
A few hours later, after news broke that a retired vice admiral and former Navy SEAL didn’t want to work for him, not even in one of the most vaunted jobs in the White House, the claim careened into total absurdity.
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Origin and Etymology of vice admiral
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
VICE ADMIRAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vice admiral for English Language Learners
: an officer in the navy with a rank just below that of admiral
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