a naval officer next in rank below an admiral.
- vice-ad·mi·ral·ty, noun
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How to use vice-admiral in a sentence
Daly retired from the Navy in August with the rank of vice admiral.As Obama Preaches Patience, Mattis Prepares for War With Iran | Eli Lake | May 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo's fleet steamed for Hawaii in November 1941.
They obeyed, and the sieur made them acknowledge the authority of his son, as vice-admiral in the said lands of the West.
If with the vice-admiral he will hoist a white flag at the end of the gaff or derrick, and fire two guns.Yachting Vol. 2 | Various.
"I suppose Magrath told you all," said the vice-admiral, squeezing the other's hand.
British Dictionary definitions for vice admiral
a commissioned officer of flag rank in certain navies, junior to an admiral and senior to a rear admiral
- vice-admiralty, noun
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