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vice admiral

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n.
1. A commissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard that is above rear admiral and below admiral.
2. One who holds this rank.

vice admiral

n
(Military) a commissioned officer of flag rank in certain navies, junior to an admiral and senior to a rear admiral
ˌvice-ˈadmiralty n
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Noun1.vice admiral - an admiral ranking below a full admiral and above a rear admiralvice admiral - an admiral ranking below a full admiral and above a rear admiral
flag officer - a senior naval officer above the rank of captain
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