vice-regent

noun

vice-re·​gent ˈvīs-ˈrē-jənt How to pronounce vice-regent (audio)
ˌvīs-
: a regent's deputy

Word History

First Known Use

1556, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vice-regent was in 1556

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Cite this Entry

“Vice-regent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vice-regent. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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