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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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  • He is new to both diplomacy and government, having become foreign minister and vice-chancellor only four months ago.
  • Recently, a new vice-chancellor took over the university.

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