vice-chancellorship

vice-chancellor

[vahys-chan-suh-ler, -chahn-]
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:
1400–50; late Middle English

vice-chancellorship, noun
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vice chancellor
 
n
1.  Compare chancellor the chief executive or administrator at some British universities
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
 
vice-'chancellorship
 
n

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