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
Recent Examples on the Web But some bright spots do exist, says Jennifer Driver, the vice president of policy and strategic partnerships at the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States. Sarah Carr, The Atlantic, "What Sex Ed Could Be," 13 Jan. 2020 During a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Wednesday that addressed manipulated media, Monika Bickert, vice president of global policy management for Facebook, fielded questions. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "Facebook Is Banning Deepfake Videos Ahead of the 2020 Election," 8 Jan. 2020 In a blog post published Monday, Monika Bickert, Facebook’s vice president of global policy management, announced that deepfakes will be joining nudity, hate speech, and graphic violence on the list of Facebook’s categories of banned content. Gilad Edelman, Wired, "Facebook’s Deepfake Ban Is a Solution to a Distant Problem," 7 Jan. 2020 Greg Bryant, executive vice president of its Client Computing Group, came onstage to update the audience on Project Athena, the thin-and-light specification that Intel helped develop. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Intel confirms 'Tiger Lake' is the next Intel Core processor you need to care about," 7 Jan. 2020 Several vice presidents, departmental heads and general managers, have also resigned. Niharika Sharma, Quartz India, "India’s fourth-largest airline is struggling with an unstable leadership and an overworked crew," 26 Dec. 2019 The royal charity, which supports young leaders around the world, boasts Harry and Meghan as its president and vice president, respectively. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Share Their Family Christmas Card—Featuring Baby Archie!," 23 Dec. 2019 Brenda Morrison, vice president for external relations and communications, said. Erika Butler, baltimoresun.com, "Harford Community College proposes 2% tuition increase as enrollment decline continues," 11 Dec. 2019 Nike As a designer, Martha Moore, the creative director vice president at Nike, is always looking for problems to solve. Marc Bain, Quartzy, "Nike courts a growing Muslim market with innovative, modest swimwear," 10 Dec. 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vice%20president. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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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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