Definition of vice admiral in English:

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vice admiral

noun

A high rank of naval officer, above rear admiral and below admiral.
Example sentences
  • Congress named him the first U.S. Navy rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral.
  • The commander of the MIF was at every point, from 1991 to 2003, a rear admiral or vice admiral from the US Fifth Fleet.
  • He has commanded in every rank from lieutenant to vice admiral, and has flown his flag in all three of the Navy's aircraft carriers.

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