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vice-chancellor

[vahys-chan-suh-ler, -chahn-] /ˈvaɪsˈtʃæn sə lər, -ˈtʃɑn-/
noun
1.
a substitute, deputy, or subordinate chancellor.
2.
a chancery judge acting in place of a chancellor.
3.
the chief administrator of certain British universities.
Compare chancellor (def 7).
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
Related forms
vice-chancellorship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for vice chancellor

vice chancellor

noun
1.
the chief executive or administrator at some British universities Compare chancellor (sense 3)
2.
(in the US) a judge in courts of equity subordinate to the chancellor
3.
(formerly in England) a senior judge of the court of Chancery who acted as assistant to the Lord Chancellor
4.
a person serving as the deputy of a chancellor
Derived Forms
vice-chancellorship, noun
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