[ vahys-chan-suh-ler, -chahn- ]
/ ˈvaɪsˈtʃæn sə lər, -ˈtʃɑn- /
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a substitute, deputy, or subordinate chancellor.
a chancery judge acting in place of a chancellor.
the chief administrator of certain British universities.Compare chancellor (def. 7).
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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Origin of vice-chancellor

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

OTHER WORDS FROM vice-chancellor

vice-chan·cel·lor·ship, noun
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How to use vice-chancellor in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for vice-chancellor

vice chancellor

the chief executive or administrator at some British universitiesCompare chancellor (def. 3)
(in the US) a judge in courts of equity subordinate to the chancellor
(formerly in England) a senior judge of the court of Chancery who acted as assistant to the Lord Chancellor
a person serving as the deputy of a chancellor

Derived forms of vice chancellor

vice-chancellorship, noun
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