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vice-re•gent

(n. ˈvaɪsˈri dʒənt; adj. vaɪsˈri dʒənt)

n.
a deputy regent.
[1550–60]
vice′-re′gen•cy, n.
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Noun1.vice-regent - a regent's deputy
deputy, lieutenant - an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
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