vice regent

vice-regent

[n. vahys-ree-juhnt; adj. vahys-ree-juhnt]
noun
1.
a deputy regent; a person who acts in the place of a ruler, governor, or sovereign.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or occupying the position of a vice-regent.

Origin:
1550–60

vice-regency, noun
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vice-regent

noun
a regent's deputy 
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