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vice-chancellor

[vahys-chan-suh-ler, -chahn-]
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noun
  1. a substitute, deputy, or subordinate chancellor.
  2. a chancery judge acting in place of a chancellor.
  3. the chief administrator of certain British universities.Compare chancellor(def 7).

Origin of vice-chancellor

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
Related formsvice-chan·cel·lor·ship, noun
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  • And then the Vice-Chancellor, with the "pokers" and the preacher.

  • I met him at dinner at the Vice-Chancellor's, now I remember.

    Robert Elsmere

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • Get you gone, says the vice-chancellor, for a rascal; and turned him downstairs.

    Rowlandson's Oxford

    A. Hamilton Gibbs

  • After the vice-chancellor no officers are so much in evidence as the proctors.

    Cambridge

    Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker

  • The vice-chancellor is appointed from among the heads of houses, and the office is annual.

    Cambridge

    Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker