Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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  • Someone who takes the place of someone else; a deputy.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English, from Old French vis-, vice-, from Late Latin vice-, from Latin vice, ablative of *vix, change.

Examples

  • The U.S. and euro-zone downgrades are an indication "S&P has changed its approach," at least in rating sovereign debt, said Adrian Miller , senior vice- president of global-markets strategy at GMP Securities LLC.

    New Chief of S&P Defends Its Moves

  • If the Fed overshoots one year, it should undershoot the next, and vice- versa, so that long-term NGDP growth stays on target.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Li, who was fired in May as a vice-president of sales in Markit's Singapore office, induced Cui, an associate vice- president, to break his employment contract, according to the lawsuit.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • In January 2010, one such corporate leader, Southwestern Energy's executive vice- president and general counsel, Mark K. Boling, picked up the telephone and called Scott Anderson, the Texas-based EDF gas expert whose industry experience makes him suspect in the eyes of some fellow environmentalists.

  • "There's no evidence the states aren't doing the job adequately," said Henry J. Hood, Chesapeake's senior vice- president and general counsel.

  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG began exporting the long- wheelbase 5-Series sedans assembled at its factory in northeastern China last month, said Lisa Ng, senior vice- president at Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd., BMW's Chinese partner.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Hospira announced new management at Rocky Mount in a statement yesterday, and appointed a company-wide senior vice- president of quality.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • "He was expecting to go to Tunis this year as part of a UK Trade and Investment visit and this was a legitimate occasion at which he could meet British business people investing in Tunisia and the vice- chairman of the British-Tunisian chamber of commerce Materi."

    The Guardian World News

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