Definition of "vice-presidency" []

  • The position of a person who ranks immediately below the chief executive or head of state of a republic, esp of the US, and serves as his deputy (noun)
  • The position of a person who ranks immediately below the person who presides over an organization and takes his place during his absence (noun)
  • The office or role of vice-president. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • The bureaucratic organization and governmental initiatives devolving directly from the vice-president. (noun)
  • The time during which one is vice-president; a vice-president's term of office. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vice-presidency" in a sentence
  • "But Horne insisted it would not sacrifice the home nations' permanent Fifa vice-presidency in order to curry favour with the game's world governing body."
  • "Horne said: "There's no view across the FA that that sentiment holds any water, that we should be abandoning the British vice-presidency.""
  • "June 26th, 2009 6: 25 pm ET gregg: some people are fine electing moronic, chickenhawk [R] cowards into the presidency and vice-presidency, but a [D] comes along to clean up the mess caused by 8 years of abject [R] failure and he's crucified."