Definition of vice president in English:

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vice president

Pronunciation: /ˌvīs ˈprezədənt/

noun

An official or executive ranking below and deputizing for a president.
Example sentences
  • I see now that the voice of a company is not limited to top level executives, vice presidents, and public relations officers.
  • They may vote for the president, the vice president and senators, or even stand for election.
  • The Assembly will now choose a president and two vice presidents, who in turn pick a prime minister and cabinet.

Derivatives

vice presidency

Pronunciation: /ˌvīs ˈprezəd(ə)nsē/
noun (plural vice presidencies)
Example sentences
  • Three new national vice presidencies were simply added to make room for factional leaders who faced being squeezed out of the party's governing body.
  • Already a string of former generals and right-wing politicians are lining up for the vice presidency.
  • Another section includes a useful analysis of the vice-presidency and the changes and continuities it has exhibited.

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Syllabification: vice pres·i·dent

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