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vice-regent

[n. vahys-ree-juh nt; adj. vahys-ree-juh nt] /n. ˈvaɪsˈri dʒənt; adj. vaɪsˈri dʒənt/
noun
1.
a deputy regent; a person who acts in the place of a ruler, governor, or sovereign.
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or occupying the position of a vice-regent.
Origin of vice-regent
1550-1560
1550-60
Related forms
vice-regency, noun
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  • In tongue she was very sharp, and in secret was proud of the power she possessed of making the vice-regent of God afraid of her.

  • Antipater, vice-regent of Macedon ; father of Cassander, ii, 48.

    De Officiis Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • She is the vice-regent in a kingdom where the mother is queen.

    The American Country Girl Martha Foote Crow
  • During the king's minority the Archbishop was the vice-regent.

  • The vice-regent of Erlik, Prince of Darkness, dwelt within this unknown land.

    The Slayer Of souls Robert Chambers
  • What the ruling Prince, the vice-regent upon the throne of David, is to receive from the people is stated in verses 13-16.

    The Prophet Ezekiel Arno C. Gaebelein
  • Meriwether Lewis with me is second only to the vice-regent of the lower Louisiana country.

  • Fleming, to show his divine right to the place of vice-regent, led the way to a joint on Washington Street.

    H. R. Edwin Lefevre

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