vice presidency


: the office of vice president

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Many of his close advisers during his vice presidency, including his chief of staff and chief counsel, have relayed their experiences to the Justice Department. Devlin Barrett, Washington Post, 14 Feb. 2023 Many fewer, 27 percent, say the same about Biden after his vice presidency. Gary Langer, ABC News, 4 Feb. 2023 Some of the documents date back to his time in the Senate and others to his vice presidency. Olivia Gazis, CBS News, 2 Feb. 2023 Biden's lawyers found two small sets of documents with classified markings at a private office Biden used after his vice presidency, and at his personal residence in Delaware. Harold Maass, The Week, 25 Jan. 2023 A year into his vice presidency, Biden had agreed to a White House interview with The (Wilmington) News Journal, his hometown paper. Greg Burton, The Arizona Republic, 16 Jan. 2023 Biden began working at the office occasionally in 2017 after his vice presidency ended. Anisha Kohli, Time, 14 Jan. 2023 Only this week did the public learn that classified documents had been found in early November at a Washington office President Biden used after his vice presidency. Sadie Gurman, WSJ, 11 Jan. 2023 Biden’s personal lawyers then began examining other locations where records might have been shipped after Biden left the vice presidency in 2017. Meg Kinnard,, 10 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1804, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vice presidency was in 1804

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“Vice presidency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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vice presidency

: the office of vice president

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: the office of vice president
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