Definitions for vicegerentvaɪsˈdʒɪər ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vice•ge•rentvaɪsˈdʒɪər ənt(n.)

  1. an officer appointed to serve as a deputy, esp. to a sovereign or supreme chief.

    Category: Government

Origin of vicegerent:

1530–40; < NL vicegerent-, s. of vicegerēns managing instead of = L vice (see vice3) +gerēns, prp. of gerere to carry on, conduct

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vicegerent(noun)

    someone appointed by a ruler as an administrative deputy

Wiktionary

  1. vicegerent(Noun)

    The official administrative deputy of a ruler or head of state; viceregent.

  2. Origin: From vicegerens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vicegerent(adj)

    having or exercising delegated power; acting by substitution, or in the place of another

  2. Vicegerent(adj)

    having or exercising delegated power; acting by substitution, or in the place of another

  3. Vicegerent(noun)

    an officer who is deputed by a superior, or by proper authority, to exercise the powers of another; a lieutenant; a vicar

Freebase

  1. Vicegerent

    Vicegerent is the official administrative deputy of a ruler or head of state: vice + gerere.

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