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[vahys-chair-muh n] /ˈvaɪsˈtʃɛər mən/
noun, plural vice-chairmen.
a member of a committee, board, group, etc., designated as immediately subordinate to a chairman and serving as such in the latter's absence; a person who acts for and assists a chairman.
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First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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noun (pl) -men
a person who deputizes for a chairman and serves in his place during his absence or indisposition
Derived Forms
vice-chairmanship, noun
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