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vice chancellor

Syllabification: vice chan·cel·lor
Pronunciation: /ˌvīs ˈCHans(ə)lər

Definition of vice chancellor in English:


1A deputy chancellor, especially one of a British university who discharges most of its administrative duties.
Example sentences
  • But the retiring vice chancellor of Cambridge University, Alec Broers, has called for the cap to be raised to £6,000.
  • His previous role was deputy vice chancellor at the University of North London.
  • He was appointed UCLA's executive vice chancellor in 1996.
2 Law A judge appointed to assist a chancellor, especially in chancery court or court of equity.

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