vice admiral

vice-admiral

[vahys-ad-mer-uhl]
noun
a naval officer next in rank below an admiral.

Origin:
1510–20

vice-admiralty, noun
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vice admiral
 
n
a commissioned officer of flag rank in certain navies, junior to an admiral and senior to a rear admiral
 
vice-'admiralty
 
n

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