vice-chancellor

[ vahys-chan-suh-ler, -chahn- ]
/ ˈvaɪsˈtʃæn sə lər, -ˈtʃɑn- /
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noun

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).

Nearby words

  1. vice squad,
  2. vice versa,
  3. vice-,
  4. vice-admiral,
  5. vice-chairman,
  6. vice-consul,
  7. vice-county,
  8. vice-president,
  9. vice-regent,
  10. vicegeral

Origin of vice-chancellor

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

Related formsvice-chan·cel·lor·ship, noun

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