vice-re·​gent ˈvīs-ˈrē-jənt How to pronounce vice-regent (audio)
: 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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“Vice-regent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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