vice-chancellor

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

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).

Origin of vice-chancellor

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

Related forms

vice-chan·cel·lor·ship, noun
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