vice-regent
noun Date: 1556 a regent's deputy

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  • vice-regent — vice regency, n. n. /vuys ree jeuhnt/; adj. /vuys ree jeuhnt/, n. 1. a deputy regent; a person who acts in the place of a ruler, governor, or sovereign. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or occupying the position of a vice regent. [1550 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • vice-regent — /vaɪs ˈridʒənt/ (say vuys reejuhnt) noun 1. a deputy regent; someone who acts in the place of a ruler, governor, or sovereign. –adjective 2. of, relating to, or occupying the position of a vice regent. {vice + regent} –vice regency, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • Vice-regent — A Vice regent is a person who acts in the name of another, notably:*as a synonym of Viceroy *as a common misuse for vicegerent …   Wikipedia

  • vice-regent — vice re•gent n. [[t]ˈvaɪsˈri dʒənt[/t]] adj. [[t]vaɪsˈri dʒənt[/t]] n. gov a deputy regent • Etymology: 1550–60 vice′ re′gen•cy, n …   From formal English to slang

  • vice-regent — noun a regent s deputy • Hypernyms: ↑deputy, ↑lieutenant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vice Regent (horse) — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Vice Regent caption = sire = Northern Dancer grandsire = Nearctic dam = Victoria Regina damsire = Menetrier sex = Stallion foaled = 1967 country = Canada colour = Chestnut breeder = E. P. Taylor owner =… …   Wikipedia

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  • vice-regent, Christ as —  Вицерегент Христос …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • vice-re|gent — «VYS REE juhnt», noun, adjective. –n. a person who takes the place of the regular regent whenever necessary; deputy regent. –adj. of, having to do with, or occupying the position of a vice regent …   Useful english dictionary

  • vice-re|gen|cy — «VYS REE juhn see», noun, plural cies. 1. the office or duties of a vice regent. 2. the term of office of a vice regent …   Useful english dictionary

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