vice-chancellor

noun
vice-chan·cel·lor | \ˈvīs-ˈchan(t)-s(ə-)lər, ˌvīs-\
variants: or vice chancellor

Definition of vice-chancellor 

1 : an officer ranking next below a chancellor and serving as deputy to the chancellor

2 : chief administrative officer in a British university

3 : a judge appointed to act for or to assist a chancellor

First Known Use of vice-chancellor

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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vice-chancellor

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English Language Learners Definition of vice-chancellor

: a person who has a rank just below that of a chancellor

: the person who runs a British university

vice-chancellor

noun
vice-chan·cel·lor | \ˈvīs-ˈchan-sə-lər\

Legal Definition of vice-chancellor 

1 : an officer ranking next below a chancellor and serving as deputy

2 : a judge appointed to act for or to assist a chancellor

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