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vice-chairman

[vahys-chair-muh n] /ˈvaɪsˈtʃɛər mən/
noun, plural vice-chairmen.
1.
a member of a committee, board, group, etc., designated as immediately subordinate to a chairman and serving as such in the latter's absence; a person who acts for and assists a chairman.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • He is vicechairman of the wild trout trust conservation charity.
British Dictionary definitions for vicechairman

vice-chairman

noun (pl) -men
1.
a person who deputizes for a chairman and serves in his place during his absence or indisposition
Derived Forms
vice-chairmanship, noun
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