Definitions for vice presidentvaɪs
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vice president, V.P.(noun)
an executive officer ranking immediately below a president; may serve in the president's place under certain circumstances
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.
Translations for vice president
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- iar-cheann-suidheScottish Gaelic
- 副大統領, ヴァイスプレジデントJapanese
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