vice-presidency


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vice president

or vice-pres·i·dent (vīs′prĕz′ĭ-dənt, -dĕnt′)
n. Abbr. VP
1. An officer ranking next below a president, usually empowered to assume the president's duties under conditions such as absence, illness, or death.
2. A deputy to a president, especially in a corporation, in charge of a specific department or location: vice president of sales.

vice-pres′i·den·cy n.
vice-pres′i·den′tial adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vice-presidency - the tenure of a vice president
incumbency, tenure, term of office - the term during which some position is held
2.vice-presidency - the office and function of a vice president
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations

vice-presidency

[ˈvaɪsˈprezɪdənsɪ] Nvicepresidencia f

vice-presidency

[ˌvaɪsˈprɛzɪdnsɪ] nvicepresidenza
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If you look at it objectively the vice-presidency is quite anachronistic and I wouldn't fight tooth and nail to keep it if I'm being honest.