Definitions for vice presidentvaɪs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(often caps.) a governmental officer next in rank to a president, serving as president in the event of the president's death, disability, removal, or resignation.
an officer who serves as a deputy to a president or oversees a special division or function, as in a corporation.
Origin of vice president:
vice president, V.P.(noun)
an executive officer ranking immediately below a president; may serve in the president's place under certain circumstances
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
vice president(noun)ˈvaɪ si, -sə, vaɪs
a politician or company officer, ranked just below a president
***the office of the Vice President
vice presidentˈvaɪ si, -sə, vaɪs
one of several high-level managers in some companies
the Vice President of Marketing
A deputy to a president, often empowered to assume the position of president on his death or absence
An executive in a business in charge of a department or branch
The secondary office to the President of the United States, being the first in line of succession to the President, and also acting as presiding officer of the U.S. Senate.
Origin: From vice and president
A vice president is an officer in government or business who is below a president in rank. The name comes from the Latin vice meaning 'in place of'. In some countries, the vice president is called the deputy president. A common colloquial term for the office is vee-pee, deriving from a phonetic interpretation of the abbreviation VP.
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