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vice-

pref.
One who acts in the place of another; deputy: vice-chairman.

[Middle English, from Old French vis-, vice-, from Late Latin vice-, from Latin vice, ablative of *vix, change; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

vice1

(vaɪs)

n.
1. an immoral or evil habit or practice.
2. immoral conduct; depraved behavior.
3. sexual immorality, esp. prostitution.
4. a personal shortcoming; foible.
5. a fault, defect, or flaw.
6. a physical defect or infirmity.
7. a bad habit, as in a horse.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin vitium a fault, defect, vice]
syn: See fault.

vice2

(vaɪs)

n., v.t. viced, vic•ing.

vi•ce3

(ˈvaɪ si, -sə, vaɪs)

prep.
instead of; in the place of.
[1760–70; < Latin: abl. of vicis (genitive; not attested in nominative) interchange, alternation]

vice-

a combining form meaning “deputy,” used esp. in the titles of officials who serve in the absence of the official denoted by the base word: viceroy; vice-chancellor; vice-chairman.
[Middle English « Latin vice vice3]
Translations

vice-

[vaɪs] PREFIXvice-

vice-

[ˈvaɪs-] prefixvice-vice-captain [ˌvaɪsˈkæptɪn] ncapitaine m adjointvice-chairman [ˌvaɪsˈtʃɛərmən] nvice-président(e) m/fvice-chancellor [ˌvaɪsˈtʃɑːnsələr] n
(British)
(US)vice-chancelier/ière m/fvice-presidency [ˌvaɪsˈprɛzɪdənsi] nvice-présidence fvice-president [ˌvaɪsˈprɛzɪdənt] nvice-président(e) m/fvice-presidential [ˌvaɪsprɛzɪˈdɛnʃəl] adjvice-présidentiel(le)vice-presidential candidate ncandidat(e) m/f à la vice-présidencevice ring nréseau m de prostitution

vice-

prefVize-;
vice admiral
nVizeadmiral(in) m(f)
vice-chairman
vice-chairmanship
vice-chairwoman
vice chancellor
n (Brit Univ) → ˜ Rektor(in) m(f)
vice-consul
nVizekonsul(in) m(f)
vice-presidency
nVizepräsidentschaft f
vice president
nVizepräsident(in) m(f)

vice-

[vaɪs] prefvice...

vice-

(vais)
second in rank and acting as deputy for. the Vice-President; the vice-chairman.