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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.
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Translations

vice-president

[ˈvaɪsˈprezɪdənt] Nvicepresidente/a m/f
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vice-president

[ˌvaɪsˈprɛzɪdnt] nvicepresidente m
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The Vice-President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no Vote, unless they be equally divided.
Some minutes later a fourfold telegram was sent out--the first to the Naval Secretary at Washington; the second to the vice-president of the Gun Club, Baltimore; the third to the Hon.
The Duke of Chester, the vice-president, was a young and rising politician.