[noun vahys-ree-juh nt; adjective vahys-ree-juh nt]
- a deputy regent; a person who acts in the place of a ruler, governor, or sovereign.
- of, relating to, or occupying the position of a vice-regent.
Origin of vice-regent
First recorded in 1550–60
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Examples from the Web for vice-regent
Antipater, vice-regent of Macedon ; father of Cassander, ii, 48.De Officiis
Marcus Tullius Cicero
She is the vice-regent in a kingdom where the mother is queen.The American Country Girl
Martha Foote Crow
During the king's minority the Archbishop was the vice-regent.The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela
Benjamin of Tudela
What the ruling Prince, the vice-regent upon the throne of David, is to receive from the people is stated in verses 13-16.The Prophet Ezekiel
Arno C. Gaebelein
Meriwether Lewis with me is second only to the vice-regent of the lower Louisiana country.The Magnificent Adventure