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vice-regent

[ noun vahys-ree-juhnt; adjective vahys-ree-juhnt ]
/ noun ˈvaɪsˈri dʒənt; adjective vaɪsˈri dʒənt /
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noun
a deputy regent; a person who acts in the place of a ruler, governor, or sovereign.
adjective
of, relating to, or occupying the position of a vice-regent.
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Origin of vice-regent

First recorded in 1550–60

OTHER WORDS FROM vice-regent

vice-re·gen·cy, noun
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