vice president

noun

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

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Other Words from vice president

vice presidential adjective

Examples of vice president in a Sentence

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

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Sookralli, 45, of Plantation, worked as a vice president of marketing for Pompano Beach exotic car dealership Champion Porsche. Mario Ariza, sun-sentinel.com, "Ex-Porsche dealer pleads guilty to $3 million fraud," 17 Sep. 2019 Terry Dittes, vice president of the union's General Motors Department, said GM waited until the last minute to make a substantive proposal before the contract expired at 11:59 p.m. Saturday. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, "UAW leader says GM could have avoided strike: Here's how," 16 Sep. 2019 It was moderated by Russell Drake, first vice president of the Democratic Black Caucus and Monica May, a radio host on 94.5 FM. Ryan Gillespie, orlandosentinel.com, "Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, challengers Sam Ings and Aretha Simons meet in feisty first forum," 16 Sep. 2019 In the letter to Scott Sandefur, GM’s vice president of labor relations, Dittes wrote that the company waited too long to make the offer. SFChronicle.com, "Strike idles more than 50 GM factories and warehouses," 16 Sep. 2019 Mike Nicodemus, vice president of cremation services for the National Funeral Directors Association, said there are pitfalls to avoid, and things to look out for when selecting a funeral home. oregonlive, "State inspections of funeral homes fall short in Oregon," 15 Sep. 2019 The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx professional basketball organization named David King as the vice president of corporate partnerships. Pioneer Press, Twin Cities, "Business People: Northern Oil and Gas names new president," 15 Sep. 2019 Kristian Takvam The vice president of engineering at education platform Brilliant, based in San Francisco, was killed with her colleague, Carrie McLaughlin, the company confirmed, according to the SF Chronicle. Caitlin Keating, PEOPLE.com, "Nationwide Heartbreak: Remembering the 34 Victims of the California Boat Fire," 8 Sep. 2019 Jay Kornegay, vice president of the race and sports book operations of Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino, says the Browns have grown to be the second-most popular bet to win the Super Bowl, behind the Chicago Bears. Kevin Allen, USA TODAY, "Cleveland Browns are popular Super Bowl pick: How did that happen?," 6 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of vice president

1540, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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vice president

noun

English Language Learners Definition of vice president

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

vice president

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

Kids Definition of vice president

: 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

vice president

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Legal 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 discharge
2 : any of several officers serving as a president's deputies in charge of particular locations or functions (as sales)

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vice presidential adjective

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