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

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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First Known Use of vice president

1540, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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More Definitions for vice president

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

noun

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)

Other Words from vice president

vice presidential adjective

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