vice-chancellor

noun
vice-chan·​cel·​lor | \ ˈvīs-ˈchan(t)-s(ə-)lər How to pronounce vice-chancellor (audio) , 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vice-chancellor. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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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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